1665 in History – What happened in year 1665

In history, year 1665 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 1665.

Know what happened in 1665:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 NovemberThe London Gazette, the oldest surviving English-languagenewspaper, was first published as the Oxford Gazette.
07 NovemberThe London Gazette, the oldest surviving English-languagenewspaper, was first published as the Oxford Gazette.
06 MarchThe first joint Secretary of the Royal Society, HenryOldenburg, publishes the first issue of Philosophical Transactions ofthe Royal Society, the world's longest-running scientific journal.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1665:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 JulySamuel Penhallow / Soldier / United States of America
04 JuneZacharie Robutel de La Noue / Captain / Canada
04 March Philip Christoph von Königsmarck / Soldier / Sweden
12 February Rudolf Jakob Camerarius / Physician / Germany
17 March Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre / Composer / France
19 AprilJacques Lelong / Author / France
21 AugustGiacomo F. Maraldi / Astronomer / France
25 DecemberLady Grizel Baillie / Poet / United Kingdom
27 AugustJohn Hervey / Politician / United Kingdom
28 DecemberGeorge FitzRoy / Politician / United Kingdom
29 AprilJames Butler / Politician / Ireland

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