Historical Events In 1666
Sunday, 27 September 2020
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 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 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 France declares war on England &Münster on this day in history.
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 In the year 1666 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 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer in the year 1666.
Apr 18 In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
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 In the year 1666 battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 In the year 1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
Jun 11 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1666 pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on this day in history.
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 in the year 1666.
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.
Aug 04 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle in the year 1666.
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 on this day in history.
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 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 in the year 1666.
Aug 27 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on this day in history.
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies in the year 1666.
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.