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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  

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

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   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer was born in the year 1666.  

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

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

Jul 10   John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711) was born in the year 1666.  

Famous Deaths In 1666

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1666 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.  

Feb 01   Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies in the year 1666.  

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   Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608) died on this day in history.  

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

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