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Historical Events In 1666

Sunday, 23 February 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   In the year 1666 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   In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  

Feb 24   On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

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   In the year 1666 francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  

Apr 18   In the year 1666 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies  

Jun 26   Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on this day in history.  

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   Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle in the year 1666.  

Aug 05   English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter in the year 1666.  

Aug 06   Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 in the year 1666.  

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 in the year 1666.  

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

Aug 20   Alphonse d' Eve, composer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 01   French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1666

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 09   In the year 1666 birth of george Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of john Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)  

Famous Deaths In 1666

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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   In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

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

May 22   In the year 1666 death of gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)  

Jun 11   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55  

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