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Historical Events Happened In 1666

Wednesday, 01 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1666.  

Feb 24   Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.  

Mar 15   In the year 1666 georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 04   Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet in the year 1666.  

Jun 11   In the year 1666 -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   Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 in the year 1666.  

Aug 04   Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1666 johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle  

Aug 05   English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter in the year 1666.  

Aug 06   Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 in the year 1666.  

Aug 09   In the year 1666 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   In the year 1666 henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz  

Aug 20   Alphonse d' Eve, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86  

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Feb 09   In the year 1666 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   On this day in history birth of georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)  

Mar 15   George Bähr, German architect (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1666 birth of francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  

Apr 25   Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer was born in the year 1666.  

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 in the year 1666.  

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   In the year 1666 anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64  

Jan 24   Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.  

Feb 01   Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies in the year 1666.  

Feb 24   In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

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.