Historical Events Happened In 1666
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Jan 09 New France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks in the year 1666.
Jan 18 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1666.
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 in the year 1666.
Jan 26 On this day in history france declares war on England & Munster
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 On this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
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 In the year 1666 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 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer in the year 1666.
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1666.
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 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 in the year 1666.
Jun 15 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies in the year 1666.
Jun 26 In the year 1666 richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 in the year 1666.
Aug 04 In the year 1666 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
Aug 04 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies in the year 1666.
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 In the year 1666 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
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