Historical Events In 1666
Sunday, 23 February 2020
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 In the year 1666 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 In the year 1666 france declares war on England & Munster
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 On this day in history antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 On this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Feb 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer in the year 1666.
May 06 Paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.
Jun 15 On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
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 In the year 1666 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
Aug 04 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle in the year 1666.
Aug 05 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter in the year 1666.
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 in the year 1666.
Aug 16 On this day in history henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz
Aug 20 Alphonse d' Eve, composer on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.