Historical Events in 1660

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  • Jan 1 1st entry in Samuel Pepys' diary
  • Jan 1 General Moncks army battles with the Tweed on way to London
  • Jan 1 Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies York
  • Feb 3 General Monck's army reaches London
  • Feb 23 Charles XI becomes king of Sweden
  • Mar 16 English Long Parliament disbands

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Apr 4 English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Apr 23 Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland.
  • Apr 25 English Convention Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II
  • May 3 Sweden, Poland, Brandenburg & Austria sign Peace of Oliva
  • May 7 Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni
  • May 8 English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England
  • May 23 King Charles II returns from exile sails from Scheveningen to England
  • May 24 English king Charles II visits Netherlands
  • May 25 King Charles II of England lands in Dover
  • May 27 Denmark & Sweden sign The Treaty Of Copenhagen, ends Second Northern War
  • May 29 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
  • Jun 1 Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Oct 13 Denmark king Frederik III makes coup
  • Oct 15 Asser Levy granted butcher's license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam

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Oct 17 Nine Regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered, another is hanged.

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I
  • Nov 15 First kosher butcher (Asser Levy) licensed in New Amsterdam (now New York City)
  • Nov 28 The Royal Society forms in London
  • Dec 15 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
  • Dec 31 James II of England is named Duke of Normandy by Louis XIV of France.