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Historical Events In 1662

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Jan 27   In the year 1662 1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)  

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

Jan 27   Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Giuseppi Vignola, composer in the year 1662.  

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

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

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

Apr 27   Netherlands & France sign military covenant on this day in history.  

May 03   Royal charter granted Connecticut in the year 1662.  

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   In the year 1662 dutch invasion of Macau repulsed  

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

Jun 30   Johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64 in the year 1662.  

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

Sep 14   Netherlands & England sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1662 henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1662 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   Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1736) was born in the year 1662.  

May 12   In the year 1662 birth of jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized  

May 18   George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719) was born in the year 1662.  

Jul 11   Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1662

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1662 death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)  

Feb 13   On this day in history elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65  

Mar 30   In the year 1662 death of françois le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)  

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

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

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

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