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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1666

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 09   George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of george Bähr, German architect (d. 1738)  

Apr 17   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 14   Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies  

Feb 24   In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

May 06   Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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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