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Historical Events in July 1661

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

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