1666 in History – What happened in year 1666

In history, year 1666 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1666.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1666:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 septemberA large fire began on London's Pudding Lane and burned the cityfor three days, destroying St Paul's Cathedral and the homes of 70,000of the city's 80,000 inhabitants.
13 MayUnder the confederation of Purandar, Shivaji reached Agra to meet Aurangzeb.
05 September13,200 houses were damaged and eighty people died in the fierce fire in the London city of England.
11 DecemberLegendary painter Frenz Helz of Holland died at the age of 82.
22 DecemberGuru Govind Singh was born.
26 DecemberSikhism Guru Govind Singh was born.
22 JanuaryMughal Emperor Shah Jahan died.


Famous birthdays in the year 1666:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberJames Sherard / Botanist / United Kingdom
05 SeptemberGottfried Arnold / Historian / Germany
05 DecemberFrancesco Scarlatti / Violinist / Italy
05 NovemberAttilio Ariosti / Composer / Italy
09 February George Hamilton / Field Marshal / Scotland
10 JulyJohn Ernest Grabe / Academic / Germany
13 AugustWilliam Wotton / Scholar / United Kingdom
15 March George Bähr / Architect / Germany
16 SeptemberAntoine Parent / Mathematician / France
17 January Antonio Maria Valsalva / Physician / Italy
18 AprilJean-Féry Rebel / Violinist / France
25 AprilJohann Heinrich Buttstett / Composer / Germany
25 NovemberGiuseppe Giovanni Battista Guarneri / Violin Maker / Italy

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1666:

YearName / Profession / Country
22 DecemberGuru Gobind Singh / Poet / India

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