|Centuries:||16th century - 17th century - 18th century|
|Decades:|| 1630s 1640s 1650s - 1660s - 1670s 1680s 1690s
|Years:||1659 1660 1661 - 1662 - 1663 1664 1665|
|1662 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1662[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- February 1 - The Chinese pirate Koxinga seizes the island of Taiwan after a nine-month siege then establish the Kingdom of Tungning. In response, Kangxi Emperor migrated all residents along the southern coast by 50 miles.
- March 18 – Short-timed experiment of the first public buses holding 8 passengers begins in Paris.
- May 9 - Samuel Pepys witnessed a Punch and Judy show in London; the first on record.
- May 16 - Hearth Tax introduced in England, Wales and Scotland.
- May 30 - Catherine of Braganza marries Charles II of England – as part of the dowry, Portugal cedes Bombay and Tangier to England.
July - December[edit | edit source]
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Act of Uniformity 1662 is introduced in England.
- Royal Society receives royal charter.
- Milton is incorporated as a town.
- John Graunt, in one of the earliest uses of statistics, published statistical information about the births and deaths in London.
- Foundation of the "Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg" in Germany.
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1662 |
|Ab urbe condita||2415|
|Armenian calendar||1111 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-182 – -181|
|Coptic calendar||1378 – 1379|
|Ethiopian calendar||1654 – 1655|
|Hebrew calendar||5422 – 5423|
|- Vikram Samvat||1717 – 1718|
|- Shaka Samvat||1584 – 1585|
|- Kali Yuga||4763 – 4764|
|Iranian calendar||1040 – 1041|
|Islamic calendar||1072 – 1073|
— changed to —Kanbun 1
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2322|
|Thai solar calendar||2205|
- January 27 - Richard Bentley, English classical scholar (d. 1742)
- April 30 - Mary II of England, Scotland, and Ireland (d. 1694)
- May 3 - Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1737)
- May 18 - George Smalridge, English Bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)
- July 11 - Maximilian II Emanuel (d. 1726)
- August 5 - James Anderson, Scottish historian (d. 1728)
- August 13 - Charles Seymour, English politician (d. 1748)
- August 25 - John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (d. 1724)
- October 18 - Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (d. 1714)
- November 11 - Sir John Chesshyre, English lawyer (d. 1738)
- December 13 - Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)
- December 18 - James Douglas, Scottish politician (d. 1711)
- See also 1662 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- February 13 - Elizabeth of Bohemia (Elizabeth Stuart) (b. 1596)
- March 20 - François le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)
- April 14 - William Fiennes, English statesman (b. 1582)
- May 23 - John Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605)
- June 14 - Henry Vane the Younger, British Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1613)
- August 19 - Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1623)
- September 3 - William Lenthall, English politician (b. 1591)
- September 22 - John Biddle, English theologian (b. 1615)
- October 21 - Henry Lawes, English composer (b. 1595)
- November 20 - Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1614)
- December 30 - Ferdinand Charles of Austria, regent of the Tyrol and Further Austria (b. 1628)
- See also 1662 deaths.
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