Historical Events For 1666
Friday, 22 September 2017
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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 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 in the year 1666.
Apr 18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster in the year 1666.
Apr 25 On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1666.
Jun 04 In the year 1666 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 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies in the year 1666.
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
Aug 05 On this day in history english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
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 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1666 alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1666 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 in the year 1666.