Calendar overview 1663
Reichstag begins in Regensburg , from which the Perpetual Reichstag will emerge.
|Köprülü Fâzıl Ahmed Pascha conquers the Hungarian fortress Neuhäusel and triggers the Turkish War of 1663/1664 .||Zurich delegation under Mayor Johann Heinrich Waser signs Zurich's pay alliance with Louis XIV.|
|1663 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||1111/12 (turn of the year July)|
|Ethiopian calendar||1655/56 (September 11-12)|
|Bengali solar calendar||1068/69 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)|
|Buddhist calendar||2206/07 (southern Buddhism); 2205/06 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||72nd (73rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||1025/26 (turn of the year April)|
|Dangun era (Korea)||3996/97 (October 2/3)|
|Islamic calendar||1073/74 (August 4-5)|
|Jewish calendar||5423/24 (October 1-2)|
|Coptic calendar||1379/80 (September 11-12)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1973/74 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1974/75 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1719/20 (April)|
Politics and world events
- January 20 : A Reichstag begins in Regensburg , from which the Perpetual Reichstag emerges.
- July 17 : The Regiment form the Royal Swedish Pomeranian government is called Constitution for Swedish Pomerania adopted.
- September: In Eastern Europe the situation came to a head with the 4th Austrian Turkish War in 1663/1664 . The Ottoman Grand Vizier Köprülü Fâzıl Ahmed Pascha conquers the Hungarian fortress Neuhäusel .
- October 17 : After lengthy disputes with the opposition of the Long Landtag the elector reached Frederick William of an Example (condemnation of Konigsberg opposition leader by promulgate Jerome Roth to life imprisonment) the recognition of its sovereignty and the homage by the Prussian estates, which he finally Ensure approval of army taxes.
- A federal delegation from the thirteen towns , led by Zurich mayor Johann Heinrich Waser, conjured up in Paris the alliance between Zurich and Ludwig XIV , initiated in 1658. The Zurich delegation also included Konrad Werdmüller and Heinrich Escher .
North American colonies
- February 24 : The privilege of the Compagnie de la Nouvelle France is withdrawn. The French possessions in Canada become a royal province of Louis XIV and are administered by the state.
- March 24th : The English King Charles II hands over the province of Carolina , an area in North America , to the eight Lords Proprietor who helped him to ascend the throne .
- June 7 : The Second Esopus War begins with an attack by the Esopus on the Dutch colony of Nieuw Nederland .
Voyages of discovery
- July 27th : In a second navigational act , the English Parliament decides that goods for the North American colonies may only be transported on English ships and from England .
science and technology
- The University of Laval , one of the oldest universities on the American continent, is founded in Québec .
- The Lucasische Chair for Mathematics is donated.
- April 29th : The foundation stone for the construction of the Munich Theatinerkirche is laid.
- June 1 : Almost six months after the premiere of Molière's five-act act The School of Women premiered his one-act comedy The Critique of the School of Women ( French: La Critique de l'École des femmes ) at the Palais Royal in Paris.
- December 30th : After a trial that began in June, Anna Roleffes , known as Tempel Anneke, is executed in Braunschweig for witchcraft .
- May 29th : The Berlin religious discussion between Lutheran and Reformed theologians of the Margraviate of Brandenburg , which began last year at the summons of the Great Elector , with the aim of bringing the two Protestant denominations closer together , is broken off after 17 meetings without any result.
- The religious lay community Société Notre-Dame de Montréal is dissolved because of economic problems.
Historical maps and views
First half of the year
- January 6th : Heinrich Anselm von Ziegler and Kliphausen , German writer († 1697 )
- January 20 : Luca Carlevarijs , Italian painter († 1730 )
- January 27 : George Byng , British admiral († 1733 )
- March 6 : Franz Atterbury , English Bishop of Rochester († 1732 )
- March 7th : Tomaso Antonio Vitali , Italian violinist and composer († 1745 )
- March 16 : Christoph Hackner , Silesian architect († 1741 )
- March 19 : Georg Friedrich Schröer , German Lutheran theologian († 1739 )
- March 22nd : August Hermann Francke , German theologian and social worker († 1727 )
- March 27th : Johann Andreas Eisenbarth , ("Doktor Eisenbarth"), German craft surgeon, surgeon and star engraver († 1727 )
- April 16 : Alexander Sigismund von der Pfalz , Prince-Bishop of Augsburg († 1737 )
- May 25 : Johann Dientzenhofer , Bamberg master builder of the baroque period († 1726 )
- May 28 : Johann Peter Münch von Münchenstein-Löwenburg , Swiss civil servant († 1732 )
Second half of the year
- July 1 : Franz Xaver Murschhauser , German musician and composer († 1738 )
- July 7th : Elias Hößler , German organ builder († 1746 )
- July 26 : Peter Hohmann , merchant and councilor in Leipzig († 1732 )
- August 3 : Nicola Malinconico , Italian painter († 1727 )
- August 18 : Catherine Repond , one of the last victims of the witch hunt in Switzerland († 1731 )
- August 31 : Guillaume Amontons , French physicist († 1705 )
- September 20 : Friedrich Wilhelm , Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen († 1735 )
- September 20 : Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton , English nobleman († 1690 )
- September 25 : Johann Nicolaus Hanff , German organist and composer († 1711 )
- October 18 : Prince Eugene of Savoy , the noble knight, Field Marshal of the Habsburg Imperial Army († 1736 )
- October 23 : Eleonore Juliane von Brandenburg-Ansbach , Duchess of Württemberg-Winnental († 1724 )
- October 30 : Johann Ludolph Quenstedt , bookseller and first Lord Mayor of Wittenberg († 1714 )
- November 8 : Imre Esterházy de Galántha , Hungarian Archbishop († 1745 )
- November 25 : Jean Frédéric Ostervald , Swiss Reformed theologian († 1747 )
Exact date of birth unknown
First half of the year
- January 17th : Domenico Manetti , Italian painter (* 1609 )
- January 28 : Jacob Lossius , German Lutheran theologian (* 1596 )
- February 1 : Christoph Lüthardt , Swiss Protestant clergyman and university professor (* 1590 )
- February 18 : Wolfgang Kilian , German engraver (* 1581 )
- February 19 : Adam Adami , auxiliary bishop of Hildesheim (* 1610 )
- March 8 : Hans Christoph Graf von Königsmarck , Swedish Field Marshal in the Thirty Years War (* 1600 )
- March 13 : Eduard von der Pfalz , Prince of the Palatinate (* 1625 )
Second half of the year
- July 16 : Wilhelm VI. , Landgrave in Hessen-Kassel (* 1629 )
- July 24th : Thomas Baltzar , German violinist and composer (* around 1631 )
- October 3 : Susanna Margarethe von Anhalt-Dessau , Countess of Hanau-Lichtenberg (* 1610 )
- October 7th : Sophie Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt , Countess of Hessen-Homburg (* 1634 )
- October 19 : Lucius Gabriel , Swiss Protestant Reformed pastor and Bible translator into the Romansh written language of the Surselvian idiom (* 1597 )
- November 8th : Christian zu Rantzau , German nobleman, governor in the royal Danish part of Schleswig-Holstein (* 1614 )
- December 12th : Joachim Betke , German Protestant theologian and spiritualist (* 1601 )
- December 17th : Nzinga , Queen of Ndongo and Matamba (* 1583 )
- December 21 : Camillo Astalli , Italian cardinal (* 1616 or 1619 )
- December 28 : Francesco Maria Grimaldi , Italian physicist and mathematician (* 1618 )
- December 30th : Anna Roleffes , called "Tempel Anneke", German innkeeper, maid, healer and fortune-teller, executed as a "witch" (probably * 1600 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Abu'l Ghazi Bahadur , Khan of Khiva and historian (* 1603 )
- Lion Gardiner , English officer (* 1599 )
- Andreas Neunhaber , German organist (* 1603 )
- Heinrich Scheidemann , German composer, organist and music teacher (* around 1596 )