On This Day

What Happened in October 1666

Historical Events

  • Oct 25 Brandenburg, Brunswick, Denmark and The Netherlands form anti-French Quadruple Alliance

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 11 Henry de Fleury dee Coulan, mister of Buat/ritmeester, dies
  • Oct 12 Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch States-General court clerk, dies at 66
  • Oct 29 Edmund Calamy the Elder, English Presbyterian leader (b. 1600)
  • Oct 29 James Shirley, English dramatist (b. 1596)