Historical Events Happened In 1666
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Jan 09 In the year 1666 new France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks
Jan 18 On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
Jan 20 In the year 1666 anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
Jan 24 In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
Jan 26 On this day in history france declares war on England & Munster
Jan 26 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1666 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
Feb 15 Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) on this day in history.
Feb 16 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1666 intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census
Apr 17 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
Jun 11 On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55
Jun 15 On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
Jun 30 In the year 1666 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 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.
Aug 06 Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 on this day in history.
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" in the year 1666.
Aug 15 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on this day in history.
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1666 alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 On this day in history francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 In the year 1666 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 in the year 1666.