On This Day

Historical Events in January 1660

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

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