Historical Events For 1666
Wednesday, 22 November 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 26 France declares war on England & Munster in the year 1666.
Jan 26 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history 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 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) on this day in history.
Mar 21 Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census in the year 1666.
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 In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet in the year 1666.
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) in the year 1666.
Jun 11 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 in the year 1666.
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 In the year 1666 adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.
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 in the year 1666.
Aug 06 In the year 1666 tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43
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 On this day in history johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz in the year 1666.
Aug 20 On this day in history alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 On this day in history francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) in the year 1666.
Aug 30 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86