1666 in History
January 26 France declares war on England and Munster
February 16 Netherlands and Brandenburg sign treaty
April 18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands and bishop Von Galen of Munster
June 4 Battle at Duinkerk: English vs Dutch fleet
June 11 Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
August 4 Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Christopher; thousands die
August 4 Sea battle between Netherlands and England
August 5 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
September 1 Great London Fire begins in Pudding Lane. 80% of London is destroyed
September 2 Fire in London destroys 13,000 houses and kills 8
September 2 Great Fire in London ends, kills 8
September 12 Great Fire in London ends, kills 8
September 14 St. Paul's in London destroyed by fire
September 16 "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi becomes Islamiet
September 23 Princess Maria of Orange-Nassau marries Mauritius earl of Simmeren
October 25 Brandenburg/Brunswick/Denmark/Netherlands form anti-French Quadruple Alliance
November 14 Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)
December 30 Abraham Crijnssen departs to Suriname