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Historical Events In 1666

Friday, 10 July 2020

Jan 09   New France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks in the year 1666.  

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 in the year 1666.  

Jan 24   Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1666 france declares war on England &Münster  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1666 antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)  

Feb 16   In the year 1666 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  

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   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   On this day in history peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster  

Apr 25   In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer  

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

Jun 04   In the year 1666 battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet  

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   On this day in history pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies  

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   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   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   In the year 1666 henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz  

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

Aug 24   Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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   French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 on this day in history.  

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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   Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   George Bähr, German architect (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

May 14   Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732) was born in the year 1666.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 22   Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608) died in the year 1666.  

Jun 11   In the year 1666 cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55  

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