1662 in History – What happened in year 1662

✅ Published on March 27th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1662 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1662.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1662 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 mayThe figure who later became Mr. Punch of the Punch and Judy show made his first recorded appearance in England.
05 AugustScottish historian James Anderson was born.
07 DecemberA French mathematician named Blaise Pascal, author and inventor of the calculator machine, died.
27 AprilThe Netherlands and France signed a military treaty.


Famous birthdays in the year 1662:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 MayMatthäus Daniel Pöppelmann / Architect / Germany
05 AugustJames Anderson / Historian / Scotland
11 JuneTokugawa Ienobu / Shogun / Japan
13 AugustCharles Seymour / Politician / United Kingdom
18 MayGeorge Smalridge / Bishop / United Kingdom
18 DecemberJames Douglas / Politician / Scotland
18 OctoberMatthew Henry / Politician / United Kingdom
25 AugustJohn Leverett the Younger / Lawyer / United States of America
27 January Richard Bentley / Scholar / United Kingdom
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