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Historical Events In 1662

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Jan 27   1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history first American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)  

Jan 27   On this day in history richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist  

Feb 01   In the year 1662 dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates  

Feb 05   On this day in history giuseppi Vignola, composer  

Feb 13   In the year 1662 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65  

Mar 18   On this day in history first public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city  

Mar 18   The first buses, eight-seater vehicles known as "carrosses a cinq solz", run in Paris in the year 1662.  

Apr 04   Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1662 john Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies  

Apr 23   In the year 1662 connecticut chartered as an English colony  

Apr 27   On this day in history netherlands & France sign military covenant  

May 03   Royal charter granted Connecticut on this day in history.  

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.  

May 19   Uniformity Act of England goes into effect in the year 1662.  

Jun 24   In the year 1662 dutch invasion of Macau repulsed  

Jun 24   On this day in history dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day)  

Jun 30   In the year 1662 johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64  

Jul 01   On this day in history simon Ives, composer, dies at 61  

Jul 11   Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern in the year 1662.  

Jul 15   Charles II grants charter to establish Royal Society in London on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history king Charles II charters Royal Society in London  

Aug 24   On this day in history act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer  

Sep 14   On this day in history netherlands & England sign peace treaty  

Sep 16   Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation in the year 1662.  

Sep 16   Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, first known astronomical observation on this day in history.  

Oct 17   England's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for Stg400,000 little did he know of the importance Dunkirk would have in WWII in the year 1662.  

Oct 26   In the year 1662 charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France  

Oct 27   In the year 1662 england sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres  

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Famous Birthdays In 1662

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 27   In the year 1662 birth of richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer was born in the year 1662.  

Apr 26   In the year 1662 birth of maria Luisa of Orleans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1689)  

Apr 30   In the year 1662 birth of queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)  

May 03   Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.  

May 12   Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

May 18   George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern was born in the year 1662.  

Famous Deaths In 1662

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)  

Feb 13   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65 in the year 1662.  

Mar 30   François le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592) died on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history death of william Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582)  

Apr 20   On this day in history gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies  

Apr 22   John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history death of john Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605)  

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