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Historical Events In 1666

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1666.  

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1666.  

Jun 04   On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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" on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies  

Aug 16   On this day in history henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz  

Aug 20   In the year 1666 alphonse d' Eve, composer  

Aug 24   Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1666 ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)  

Aug 30   On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies  

Sep 01   On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86  

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Famous Birthdays In 1666

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)  

Mar 15   George Bähr, German architect (d. 1738) was born in the year 1666.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1666 birth of johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer  

May 14   On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

Jul 10   John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711) was born in the year 1666.  

Famous Deaths In 1666

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 18   Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1666.  

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.  

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

Feb 24   Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

May 06   Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1666.  

May 22   Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608) died on this day in history.  

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

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