On This Day

What Happened in July 1661

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 3 Portugal gives Tangier and Bombay to English King Charles II

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

Historic Publication1st European Banknote

Jul 16 1st banknotes in Europe are issued by Bank of Stockholm

Learn More
The first European banknote, issued by Stockholms Banco of Sweden
The first European banknote, issued by Stockholms Banco of Sweden
Learn More
  • Jul 27 English Parliament confirms Navigation Act