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Historical Events In 1666

Saturday, 19 January 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   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  

Jan 26   France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.  

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   Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis) in the year 1666.  

Feb 16   Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty in the year 1666.  

Feb 24   Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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   Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1666 richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies  

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   Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1666 johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies  

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

Aug 20   In the year 1666 alphonse d' Eve, composer  

Aug 24   Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 in the year 1666.  

Aug 27   In the year 1666 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   On this day in history birth of antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)  

Mar 15   In the year 1666 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   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   John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

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

May 06   On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79  

May 22   On this day in history death of gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)  

Jun 11   Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.  

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