Historical Events For 1666
Friday, 20 January 2017
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 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1666.
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 In the year 1666 france declares war on England & Munster
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 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 In the year 1666 intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census
Apr 17 On this day in history 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 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
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 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die on this day in history.
Aug 04 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1666 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 06 Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1666.
Aug 16 In the year 1666 henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz
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 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) in the year 1666.
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 on this day in history.