Historical Events Happened In 1666
Friday, 29 April 2016
Jan 09 New France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks in the year 1666.
Jan 18 In the year 1666 adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
Jan 20 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 in the year 1666.
Jan 24 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.
Jan 26 France declares war on England & Munster in the year 1666.
Jan 26 On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster
Feb 01 In the year 1666 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
Feb 15 In the year 1666 antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 In the year 1666 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Feb 24 Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) on this day in history.
Mar 21 Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census in the year 1666.
Apr 17 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer in the year 1666.
Apr 18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet on this day in history.
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1666 cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55
Jun 15 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1666 richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
Jun 30 On this day in history adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
Aug 05 On this day in history english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 06 Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 in the year 1666.
Aug 09 Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary, and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire" on this day in history.
Aug 15 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on this day in history.
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz in the year 1666.
Aug 20 Alphonse d' Eve, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86