What Happened on May 29, 1660

Historical Events

Return of Charles II

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
1660 Highlights

About May 29, 1660

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 363 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini