Historical Events Happened In 1666
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Jan 09 New France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks on this day in history.
Jan 18 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1666.
Jan 20 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
Jan 26 In the year 1666 france declares war on England & Munster
Jan 26 France declares war on England &Münster in the year 1666.
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) in the year 1666.
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 On this day in history peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer in the year 1666.
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1666.
Jun 04 On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
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 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.
Aug 04 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle in the year 1666.
Aug 05 On this day in history english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 06 In the year 1666 tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43
Aug 09 On this day in history 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".
Aug 15 In the year 1666 johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies
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 In the year 1666 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 In the year 1666 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.