Historical Events For 1666
Monday, 05 December 2016
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 24 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) in the year 1666.
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 On this day in history peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 In the year 1666 battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) in the year 1666.
Jun 11 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 in the year 1666.
Jun 15 In the year 1666 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 On this day in history hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
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 on this day in history.
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 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies in the year 1666.
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 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) in the year 1666.
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86