Historical Events In 1661
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Aug 16 In the year 1661 thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53
Aug 26 Louis Couperin, composer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James in the year 1661.
Sep 01 In the year 1661 the first Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James
Sep 02 On this day in history georg Bohm, German organist/composer
Sep 05 In the year 1661 french superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
Sep 12 Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53 on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1661 yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James
Oct 06 On this day in history guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru
Oct 11 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius) on this day in history.
Oct 26 Johann B Schup, [Schuppius], German poet/historian/vicar, dies on this day in history.
Oct 30 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies in the year 1661.
Nov 06 In the year 1661 charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700)
Dec 05 In the year 1661 robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
Dec 18 On this day in history the "S.S.Elizabeth" of Burntisland lost off the English coast with the Scottish records aboard, being returned from London to which they had been taken by Oliver Cromwell.
Dec 20 Corporation Act enforced in England on this day in history.