What Happened in January 1660

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jan 1 1st entry in English civil servant Samuel Pepys' diary

  • Jan 1 Academia de Bellas Artes is founded in Seville with painter Bartolom√© Esteban Murillo its first president
  • Jan 1 General Moncks army battles with the Tweed on way to London
  • Jan 1 Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies York