Historical Events In 1666
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
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 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 France declares war on England & Munster in the year 1666.
Jan 26 France declares war on England &Münster 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 15 In the year 1666 antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1666 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 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 In the year 1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
Jun 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
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 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 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 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