What Happened on May 29, 1660

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end

Famous Deaths

  • Frans van Schooten, Dutch mathematician (b. 1615)
  • Gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transylvania, dies in battle
  • Peter Scriverius, lawyer/historian, dies at 44