Historical Events In 1666
Thursday, 24 January 2019
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 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 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 On this day in history 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 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty in the year 1666.
Feb 24 Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1666 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Apr 25 In the year 1666 johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer
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 In the year 1666 -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 In the year 1666 pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
Jun 26 Richard Fanshawe, diplomat/translator/poet, dies in the year 1666.
Jun 30 On this day in history adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies
Sep 01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86 in the year 1666.