Historical Events For 1666
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
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 France declares war on England & Munster in the year 1666.
Jan 26 In the year 1666 france declares war on England &Münster
Feb 01 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies in the year 1666.
Feb 15 On this day in history antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1666 francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer
Apr 18 In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1666 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 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies on this day in history.
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
Jun 30 On this day in history adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
Aug 05 In the year 1666 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 06 On this day in history tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43
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 in the year 1666.
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.
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 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86