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Historical Events Happened In 1666

Thursday, 24 April 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64  

Jan 24   Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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   Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census  

Apr 17   On this day in history francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  

Apr 18   On this day in history peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster  

Apr 25   Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer on this day in history.  

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   -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   On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies  

Jun 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle on this day in history.  

Aug 05   English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies  

Aug 16   On this day in history henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz  

Aug 20   On this day in history alphonse d' Eve, composer  

Aug 24   Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 01   French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1666

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 09   On this day in history birth of george Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737)  

Feb 15   Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of george Bähr, German architect (d. 1738)  

Apr 17   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer  

May 14   On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

Jul 10   John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1666

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 18   On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56  

Jan 20   On this day in history anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64  

Jan 24   On this day in history johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77  

Feb 01   Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

May 06   Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 22   Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608) died on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.