Historical Events In 1666
Monday, 21 October 2019
Jan 09 On this day in history new France Governor Daniel de Remy de Courcelle 1626-1698 leads a 500-man military campaign against the Mohawks
Jan 18 In the year 1666 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 In the year 1666 johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
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 Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies in the year 1666.
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 In the year 1666 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77
Mar 15 Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 in the year 1666.
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 Adam Krieger, German composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1666 tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43
Aug 09 In the year 1666 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 In the year 1666 johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies
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 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 On this day in history french Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86