Historical Events In 1666
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 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 in the year 1666.
Jan 26 In the year 1666 france declares war on England & Munster
Jan 26 France declares war on England &Münster in the year 1666.
Feb 01 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
Feb 16 In the year 1666 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Feb 24 In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) in the year 1666.
Mar 21 Intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census in the year 1666.
Apr 17 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer in the year 1666.
Apr 18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster in the year 1666.
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 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet in the year 1666.
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 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies on this day in history.
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
Jun 30 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1666 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
Aug 04 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle in the year 1666.
Aug 05 In the year 1666 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 06 Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 in the year 1666.
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 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies in the year 1666.
Aug 16 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86