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Historical Events In 1666

Friday, 16 November 2018

Jan 09   On this day in history new France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.  

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

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   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster in the year 1666.  

Apr 25   On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer  

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

Jun 04   Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet in the year 1666.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies in the year 1666.  

Jun 26   Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.  

Jun 30   On this day in history adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32  

Aug 04   Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.  

Aug 04   On this day in history johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz in the year 1666.  

Aug 20   Alphonse d' Eve, composer in the year 1666.  

Aug 24   In the year 1666 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57  

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   In the year 1666 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   On this day in history birth of george Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737)  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)  

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   In the year 1666 birth of francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  

Apr 25   In the year 1666 birth of johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer  

May 14   In the year 1666 birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

Jul 10   In the year 1666 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   Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1666.  

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

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   Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 in the year 1666.  

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