1667 in History – What happened in year 1667

✅ Published on March 27th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1667 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 1667.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1667 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
27 aprilJohn Milton, blind and impoverished, sold the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10.
15 juneThe first human blood transfusion was administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys. Jean-Baptiste Denys was a French physician notable for having performed the first fully documented human blood transfusion, a xenotransfusion. He studied in Montpellier and was the personal physician to King Louis XIV.
25 NovemberThe devastating earthquake in Semkha in Russia's North Caucasus region killed 80,000 people.
30 NovemberIreland writer Jonathan Swift died in Dublin. His book Goliwar Yatra Vrataanta is counted among the magnificent works of the world literature.
24 JanuaryThe Breda agreement was signed between Britain and Holland. Under which the Netherlands handed them over to Britain because they could not control their colonies in the continent of America.


Famous birthdays in the year 1667:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 JulyPietro Ottoboni / Cardinal / Italy
04 DecemberMichel Pignolet de Montéclair / Educator / France
05 SeptemberGiovanni Girolamo Saccheri / Mathematician / Italy
05 NovemberChristoph Ludwig Agricola / Painter / Germany
06 AugustJohann Bernoulli / Mathematician / Switzerland
09 DecemberWilliam Whiston / Historian / United Kingdom
18 JuneIvan Trubetskoy / Field Marshal / Russia
24 SeptemberJean-Louis Lully / Composer / France
26 MayAbraham de Moivre / Mathematician / United Kingdom
27 February Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł / Queen / Lithuania
27 JulyJohann Bernoulli / Mathematician / Switzerland
29 AprilJohn Arbuthnot / Physician / United Kingdom
30 NovemberJonathan Swift / Satirist / Ireland
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