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Historical Events In 1666

Saturday, 21 September 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   France declares war on England & Munster in the year 1666.  

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   On this day in history antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)  

Feb 16   Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.  

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

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   In the year 1666 francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  

Apr 18   Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies  

Jun 26   On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies  

Jun 30   In the year 1666 adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32  

Aug 04   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 in the year 1666.  

Feb 15   Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1666 birth of georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of george Bähr, German architect (d. 1738)  

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

Apr 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1666

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1666 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 in the year 1666.  

Jan 24   On this day in history johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77  

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

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   On this day in history death of gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)  

Jun 11   Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.  

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