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May 1666 in History

Birthdays in History

Victor Amadeus II

May 14 Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy (1675-1730) and King of Sardinia (1720-30), born in the Royal Palace, Turin, Savoy (d. 1732)

Deaths in History

  • May 22 Gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)