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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1660 AD

January

January 1: 1st entry in Samuel Pepys' diary
January 1: General Moncks army battles with the Tweed on way to London
January 1: Thomas Fairfax' New Model-army occupies York

February

February 3: General Moncks army reaches London
February 23: Charles XI becomes king of Sweden

March

March 16: English Long Parliament disbands

April

April 4: English king Charles II ends Decl of Breda (freedom of religion)
April 25: London Convention Parliament begins
April 25: Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II

May

May 3: Sweden, Poland, Brandenburg and Austria sign Peace of Oliva
May 7: Isaack B. Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni
May 8: English parliament asks King Charles II to resigns
May 23: King Charles II returns from exile sails from Scheveningen to England
May 24: English king Charles II visits Netherlands
May 25: English King Charles II lands in Dover
May 27: Denmark and Sweden sign ceasefire
May 29: Charles II restored to English throne after Puritan Commonwealth

June

June 6: Denmark and Sweden signs peace treaty

October

October 13: Denmark king Frederik III makes coup
October 15: Asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam

November

November 15: 1st kosher butcher (Asser Levy) licensed in New York City (New Amsterdam)
November 28: London Royal Society forms

December

December 15: Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
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