Historical Events In 1666
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 09 New France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
Jan 20 In the year 1666 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 On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster
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 In the year 1666 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
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 On this day in history francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer
Apr 18 In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet in the year 1666.
Jun 11 In the year 1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
Jun 11 In the year 1666 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 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 in the year 1666.
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 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 In the year 1666 johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies
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 In the year 1666 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 In the year 1666 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86