On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1661

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James, Duke of York racing from Greenwich to Gravesend

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

1661 Highlights

About October 1, 1661

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 359 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra