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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  

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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 in the year 1666.  

Mar 15   Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1666 birth of george Bähr, German architect (d. 1738)  

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   On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

Jul 10   John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1666 death of gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)  

Jun 11   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55  

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