Historical Events In 1661
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Jan 01 Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1661 maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS]
Jan 05 In the year 1661 jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer
Jan 06 The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London on this day in history.
Jan 17 Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on this day in history.
Jan 30 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years in the year 1661.
Mar 08 Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.
Mar 09 In the year 1661 jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58
Mar 10 On this day in history french King Louis XIV ends office of premier
Mar 22 In the year 1661 hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73
Mar 24 William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1661 antoine Coypel, French painter/poet
Apr 23 On this day in history english king Charles II crowned in London
Apr 23 King Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland in the year 1661.
Apr 29 Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan in the year 1661.
Apr 30 Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa in the year 1661.
May 03 Johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1661 king Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança
May 25 King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
Jun 03 Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1661.
Jun 05 In the year 1661 isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
Jun 06 Giacomo Antonio Perti, composer on this day in history.
Jun 08 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 in the year 1661.
Jun 21 In the year 1661 treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty
Jun 23 Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1661 lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
Jul 03 In the year 1661 portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II
Jul 16 In the year 1661 1st banknotes in Europe were issued by Bank of Stockholm
Jul 16 On this day in history the Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes
Jul 27 In the year 1661 parliament confirms Navigation Act
Jul 27 Parliament confirms the Navigation Act in the year 1661.
Aug 06 On this day in history holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders
Aug 06 On this day in history jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies