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August 6, 1666 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

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

Deaths in History

  • Tsjerk Hiddes de Vries, Dutch admiral, dies in battle at 43
1666 in History