Historical Events for Year 1666

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Events 1 - 15 of 15

Jan 26th - France declares war on England & Munster
Feb 16th - Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
Apr 18th - Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
Jun 4th - Battle at Dunkirk: English vs Dutch fleet
Jun 11th - -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
Aug 4th - Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
Aug 4th - Sea battle between Netherlands & England
Aug 5th - English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel the Ruyter
Aug 9th - 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".
Sep 2nd - Great Fire of London begins at 2am in Pudding Lane, 80% of London is destroyed
Sep 5th - Great Fire of London ends, leaving 13,200 houses destroyed and 8 dead
Sep 16th - "Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi becomes Islamiet
Oct 25th - Brandenburg/Brunswick/Denmark/Neth form anti-French Quadruple Alliance
Nov 14th - Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)
Dec 30th - Abraham Crijnssen departs to Suriname

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