Historical Events In 1661
Sunday, 29 January 2023
Jan 01 Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
Jan 03 Maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS] in the year 1661.
Jan 05 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer in the year 1661.
Jan 06 In the year 1661 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 in the year 1661.
Mar 08 On this day in history jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58
Mar 09 Jules "Cardinal" Mazarin, chief minister of France, dies at 58 in the year 1661.
Mar 10 French King Louis XIV ends office of premier in the year 1661.
Mar 22 Hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73 on this day in history.
Mar 24 William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston in the year 1661.
Apr 11 Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet in the year 1661.
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 On this day in history chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan
Apr 30 In the year 1661 tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa
May 03 Johannes Hevelius observes 3rd transit of Mercury ever to be seen on this day in history.
May 25 King Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Bragança on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history king Charles II marries Portuguese princess Catherina the Braganca
May 27 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1661 gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67
Jun 05 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge in the year 1661.
Jun 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 The Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1661 parliament confirms Navigation Act
Jul 27 In the year 1661 parliament confirms the Navigation Act
Aug 06 In the year 1661 holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders
Aug 06 In the year 1661 jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies