Historical Events Happened In 1666
Saturday, 28 November 2015
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 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 in the year 1666.
Jan 24 On this day in history johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
Jan 26 France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1666 france declares war on England &Münster
Feb 01 In the year 1666 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies
Feb 15 On this day in history antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 On this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Feb 24 In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) in the year 1666.
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 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster in the year 1666.
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer on this day in history.
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1666.
Jun 04 On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) in the year 1666.
Jun 11 In the year 1666 cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55
Jun 15 In the year 1666 pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
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 In the year 1666 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
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 On this day in history henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz
Aug 20 In the year 1666 alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 in the year 1666.
Aug 27 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies in the year 1666.
Sep 01 On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86