Historical Events In 1666
Wednesday, 19 February 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 in the year 1666.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 26 France declares war on England & Munster on this day in history.
Jan 26 France declares war on England &Münster in the year 1666.
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 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty in the year 1666.
Feb 24 On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
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 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 On this day in history paul Siefert, composer, dies at 79
Jun 04 In the year 1666 battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on this day in history.
Jun 11 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1666 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
Aug 04 In the year 1666 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 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 In the year 1666 henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz
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) in the year 1666.
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 in the year 1666.