Historical Events For 1666
Sunday, 18 February 2018
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 In the year 1666 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 In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
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 In the year 1666 antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 In the year 1666 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Feb 24 In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
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 In the year 1666 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 in the year 1666.
May 06 In the year 1666 paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 In the year 1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
Jun 11 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 in the year 1666.
Jun 15 On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
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 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 Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 in the year 1666.
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 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 in the year 1666.
Aug 27 In the year 1666 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.