Historical Events in August 1665

  • Aug 2 Battle of VĂ¥gen: English warships attack a Dutch merchant and treasure fleet in neutral Bergen, Norway. English forced to retreat after suffering 421 dead and wounded.
  • Aug 2 French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis and Algiers
  • Aug 27 "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is the first play performed in North America in Acomac, Virginia