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Historical Events In 1662

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

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   Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist in the year 1662.  

Feb 01   On this day in history dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates  

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer in the year 1662.  

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

Mar 18   First public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city in the year 1662.  

Mar 18   On this day in history the first buses, eight-seater vehicles known as "carrosses a cinq solz", run in Paris.  

Apr 04   In the year 1662 davis Mell, composer, dies at 57  

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies in the year 1662.  

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

Apr 23   Connecticut chartered as an English colony in the year 1662.  

Apr 27   Netherlands & France sign military covenant in the year 1662.  

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

May 12   On this day in history jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  

May 19   In the year 1662 uniformity Act of England goes into effect  

Jun 24   Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed on this day in history.  

Jun 24   In the year 1662 dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day)  

Jun 30   On this day in history johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64  

Jul 01   Simon Ives, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1662 maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern  

Jul 15   On this day in history charles II grants charter to establish Royal Society in London  

Jul 15   King Charles II charters Royal Society in London in the year 1662.  

Aug 24   Act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Netherlands & England sign peace treaty in the year 1662.  

Sep 16   In the year 1662 flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation  

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

Oct 17   England's King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French in the year 1662.  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history charles II of England sells Dunkirk to France for Stg400,000 little did he know of the importance Dunkirk would have in WWII  

Oct 26   Charles II of England sold Dunkirk to France in the year 1662.  

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   On this day in history birth of richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist  

Feb 05   On this day in history birth of giuseppi Vignola, composer  

Apr 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1662 birth of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1736)  

May 12   On this day in history birth of jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  

May 18   In the year 1662 birth of george Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)  

Jul 11   On this day in history birth of maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history death of françois le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)  

Apr 04   Davis Mell, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1662.  

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

Apr 20   Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies in the year 1662.  

Apr 22   John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies in the year 1662.  

May 23   John Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605) died on this day in history.  

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