Historical Events Happened In 1666
Saturday, 22 October 2016
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 On this day in history anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64
Jan 24 On this day in history johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
Jan 26 In the year 1666 france declares war on England & Munster
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 Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) in the year 1666.
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 On this day in history georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)
Mar 21 On this day in history intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census
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 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1666.
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 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" in the year 1666.
Aug 15 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on this day in history.
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 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 in the year 1666.
Aug 27 In the year 1666 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies in the year 1666.
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86