Historical Events Happened In 1666
Wednesday, 01 April 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 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 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 On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster
Feb 01 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies in the year 1666.
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 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 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 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 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
Jun 26 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
Jun 30 On this day in history adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32
Aug 04 In the year 1666 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 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" in the year 1666.
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 in the year 1666.
Aug 24 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1666 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 In the year 1666 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86