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Historical Events In 1666

Sunday, 27 September 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   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   Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster  

Apr 25   On this day in history johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1666 pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies  

Jun 26   Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 in the year 1666.  

Aug 04   Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die in the year 1666.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history alphonse d' Eve, composer  

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

Aug 27   Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies in the year 1666.  

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   In the year 1666 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   George Bähr, German architect (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer was born in the year 1666.  

May 14   In the year 1666 birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

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 in the year 1666.  

Jan 20   Anna of Austria, queen of France/daughter of Philip III, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77  

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   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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