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Historical Events Happened In 1666

Friday, 29 April 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   In the year 1666 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 in the year 1666.  

Jan 24   Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.  

Jan 26   France declares war on England & Munster in the year 1666.  

Jan 26   On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster  

Feb 01   In the year 1666 sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies  

Feb 15   In the year 1666 antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)  

Feb 16   In the year 1666 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   Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census in the year 1666.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 11   -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1666 cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55  

Jun 15   Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1666 richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies  

Jun 30   On this day in history adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32  

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   Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 in the year 1666.  

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" on this day in history.  

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   Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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  

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Feb 09   George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) was born in the year 1666.  

Mar 15   Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) was born in the year 1666.  

Mar 15   In the year 1666 birth of george Bähr, German architect (d. 1738)  

Apr 17   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer was born in the year 1666.  

May 14   Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history birth of john Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)  

Famous Deaths In 1666

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 18   On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56  

Jan 20   On this day in history anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64  

Jan 24   In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77  

Feb 01   Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

May 06   In the year 1666 paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79  

May 22   In the year 1666 death of gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)  

Jun 11   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55  

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