On This Day

May 29, 1660 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

Deaths in History

  • Frans van Schooten, Dutch mathematician (b. 1615)
  • Gyorgy Rákóczi II, prince of Transylvania, dies in battle
  • Peter Scriverius, lawyer/historian, dies at 44