Historical Events In 1666
Saturday, 04 April 2020
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 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
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 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 in the year 1666.
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer in the year 1666.
May 06 In the year 1666 paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet in the year 1666.
Jun 11 On this day in history -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 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 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die on this day in history.
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 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" in the year 1666.
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 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 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies in the year 1666.
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86