Historical Events Happened In 1666
Monday, 31 August 2015
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 On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
Jan 20 In the year 1666 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 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 Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) on this day in history.
Feb 16 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Apr 17 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer in the year 1666.
Apr 18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 On this day in history hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz in the year 1666.
Aug 20 Alphonse d' Eve, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 In the year 1666 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86