Historical Events In 1666
Monday, 24 September 2018
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 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 On this day in history johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
Jan 26 In the year 1666 france declares war on England & Munster
Jan 26 On this day in history france declares war on England &Münster
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 On this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Feb 24 Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1666.
Mar 15 On this day in history georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)
Mar 21 In the year 1666 intendant Jean Talon starts census of New France; 3,000 persons counted in the first Canadian census
Apr 17 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer on this day in history.
Apr 18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster in the year 1666.
Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer on this day in history.
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 -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 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 in the year 1666.
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 In the year 1666 english fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 06 In the year 1666 tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43
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 On this day in history johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies
Aug 16 On this day in history henriette Amalia, monarch of Nassau-Dietz
Aug 20 In the year 1666 alphonse d' Eve, composer
Aug 24 In the year 1666 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
Aug 27 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) in the year 1666.
Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1666 french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86