Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces.
Hopkins School is founded. (exact date uncertain)
January 1 – colonel
George Monck with his
regiment crosses from Scotland to England at the village of
Coldstream and begins advance towards London in support of English Restoration. Samuel Pepys began his diary.
February 2 – George Monck and his regiment arrive in London
November 28 – At
Gresham College, 12 men, including Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle,
John Wilkins, and Sir
Robert Moray meet after a lecture by Wren and decide to found "a College for the Promoting of Physico-Mathematicall Experimentall Learning" (later known as the Royal Society).
Theaters opened again in England –
Margaret Hughes debuts as the first female actor as Desdemona in Othello