On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1666

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Sophia of Neuburg, Queen of Portugal as the wife of King Peter II from 1687-99), born in Schloss Benrath, Düsseldorf (d. 1699)

Famous Deaths

  • Tsjerk Hiddes de Vries, Dutch admiral, dies in battle at 43