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.

Know what happened in 1666:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 September A 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.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1666:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberJames Sherard / Botanist / United Kingdom
05 DecemberFrancesco Scarlatti / Violinist / Italy
05 NovemberAttilio Ariosti / Composer / Italy
05 SeptemberGottfried Arnold / Historian / Germany
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 NovemberGiuseppe Giovanni Battista Guarneri / Violin Maker / Italy
25 AprilJohann Heinrich Buttstett / Composer / Germany

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1666:

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

More years: 1606 | 1616 | 1626 | 1636 | 1646 | 1656 | 1666 | 1676 | 1686 | 1696 || 1566 | 1666 | 1766 | 1866 | 1966

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