Historical Events In 1666
Monday, 18 November 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 On this day in history 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 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 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 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty in the year 1666.
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 Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census in the year 1666.
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 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 On this day in history battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) in the year 1666.
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 in the year 1666.
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 On this day in history hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
Aug 05 In the year 1666 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 In the year 1666 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".
Aug 15 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies in the year 1666.
Aug 16 Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.
Aug 20 Alphonse d' Eve, composer in the year 1666.
Aug 24 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 in the year 1666.
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 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 in the year 1666.