# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1666 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

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### 1666 Historical Event(s)

•  August 19, 1666 – Second Anglo-Dutch War: Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships, an act later known as “Holmes’s Bonfire”.
•  September 2, 1666 – The Great Fire of London breaks out and burns for three days, destroying 10,000 buildings including St Paul’s Cathedral.
•  September 3, 1666 – The Royal Exchange burns down in the Great Fire of London
•  September 4, 1666 – In London, England, the most destructive damage from the Great Fire occurs.
•  September 5, 1666 – Great Fire of London ends: 10,000 buildings including St. Paul’s Cathedral are destroyed, but only 6 people are known to have died.
•  November 28, 1666 – At least 3000 men of the Scottish Royal Army led by Tam Dalyell of the Binns defeat about 900 Covenanter rebels in the Battle of Rullion Green.

### Who Were Born On 1666?

•  January 17, 1666 – Antonio Maria Valsalva, Italian anatomist (d. 1723)
•  March 15, 1666 – George Bähr, German architect (d. 1738)
•  May 14, 1666 – Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)
•  July 10, 1666 – John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)
•  August 6, 1666 – Maria Sofia of Neuburg, German-born consort of Peter II of Portugal (d. 1699)
•  August 13, 1666 – William Wotton, English scholar (d. 1727)
•  September 6, 1666 – Tsar Ivan V of Russia (d. 1696)
•  September 15, 1666 – Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle (d. 1726)
•  September 16, 1666 – Antoine Parent, French mathematician (d. 1716)
•  December 22, 1666 – Guru Gobind Singh, Sikh guru (d. 1708)