Historical Events In 1661
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1661 pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64
Jan 03 Maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS] on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer
Jan 06 On this day in history the Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.
Jan 17 In the year 1661 andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed
Jan 30 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years on this day in history.
Mar 08 Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.
Mar 09 Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.
Mar 10 On this day in history french King Louis XIV ends office of premier
Mar 22 Hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73 on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history william Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston
Apr 11 In the year 1661 antoine Coypel, French painter/poet
Apr 23 In the year 1661 english king Charles II crowned in London
Apr 23 On this day in history king Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland
Apr 29 In the year 1661 chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
Apr 30 On this day in history tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa
May 03 In the year 1661 johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen
May 25 On this day in history king Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança
May 25 King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca in the year 1661.
May 27 In the year 1661 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
Jun 03 On this day in history gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67
Jun 05 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge in the year 1661.
Jun 06 In the year 1661 giacomo Antonio Perti, composer
Jun 08 In the year 1661 john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
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 Portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II in the year 1661.
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 Parliament confirms Navigation Act on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history parliament confirms the Navigation Act
Aug 06 Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders on this day in history.
Aug 06 Jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies in the year 1661.