On This Day

What Happened in June 1661

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 5 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton
  • Jun 21 Treaty of Kardis: Russia & Sweden sign peace treaty

AgreementContract of Interest

Jun 23 Marriage contract for Charles II of England and Catharina of Portugal

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 6 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1756)
  • Jun 9 Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Gottfried Scheidt, German composer and organist, dies at 67
  • Jun 8 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
  • Jun 26 Lazaro Valvasensi, Italian organist and composer, dies at 76