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Historical Events In 1666

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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

Jan 26   France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 16   Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty in the year 1666.  

Feb 24   In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

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

Mar 21   Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer in the year 1666.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1666 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die  

Aug 04   In the year 1666 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   In the year 1666 tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43  

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

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

Aug 24   In the year 1666 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   On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies  

Sep 01   In the year 1666 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 in the year 1666.  

Mar 15   Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   George Bähr, German architect (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer was born in the year 1666.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1666.  

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

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

May 06   On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79  

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

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

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