Events in year of 1664

  • 03-06King Louis XIV and Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant
  • 03-121st naturalization act in American colonies
  • 03-12New Jersey becomes a British colony
  • 03-24Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island
  • 04-06France and Saksen sign alliance
  • 05-281st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)
  • 06-04Viceroy Willem Frederik conquerors Dijlerschans
  • 06-06New Amsterdam renamed New York City
  • 07-234 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston
  • 08-29Adriaen Pieck / Gerrit de Ferry patent wooden firespout in Amsterdam
  • 09-08Dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers
  • 09-20Maryland passes 1st anti-amalgamation law to stop intermarriage of English women and black men
  • 09-24Dutch Fort Orange (Albany NY) surrenders to English
  • 12-15English colonizing Connecticut

People born in year of 1664

  • 01-14Simon van Slingelandt: Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36)
  • 01-24John Vanbrugh: London, England -- Dramatist / architect
  • 03-17Georg Osterreich: Composer
  • 05-31Giulio Alberoni: Spanish / Italian Minister / Cardinal
  • 06-05Mustafa II: Sultan of Turkey (1695-1703)
  • 07-21Matthew Prior: English poet
  • 08-04Louis Lully: Composer
  • 08-06Johann Christoph Schmidt: Composer
  • 08-25Johan van de Bergh: Leids regent
  • 09-09Johann Christoph Pez: Composer
  • 11-09Johannes Speth: Composer

People died in year of 1664

  • 01-18Moise Amyrault: French Theologist / vicar
  • 04-04Adam Willaerts: Dutch seascape painter
  • 07-16A Gryphius: Writer, dies at 47
  • 10-31Willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz: Viceroy of Friesland, dies at 51

Events in year of 1665

  • 02-27Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast: Vice-adm De Ruyter beats English
  • 03-04English King Charles II declares war on Netherlands
  • 03-06Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society starts publishing
  • 03-11New York approves new code guaranteeing Protestants religious rights
  • 05-05Nicolaas Witsen visits patriarch Nikon in Moscow
  • 05-15Pope Alexander VII convicts Jansenisme
  • 06-03Duke of York defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft
  • 06-06Battle at Monte Carlo: English and Portuguese army beat Spain
  • 06-12English rename New Amsterdam, NY, after Dutch pull out
  • 06-13Sea battle at Lowestoft: English fleet beats Dutch
  • 06-17Battle at Viciosa: English and Portuguese army beat Spain
  • 08-02French expedition against Barbarians in Tunis / Algiers
  • 08-12English fleet beat Dutch fleet
  • 08-27"Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in North America (Acomac, Va)
  • 11-071st edition of "London Gazette"
  • 12-11"Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi festival in Smyrna
  • 12-30"Messiah" Sjabtai Tswi departs to Constantinople

People born in year of 1665

  • 01-12Pierre de Fermat: French lawyer / mathematician
  • 02-06Anne Stuart: Queen of England (1702-14)
  • 02-12Rudolph J Camerarius: German Botanist / Physician (sexuality plant)
  • 03-27Benjamin Neukirch: German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau)
  • 06-05Nicolas Bernier: Composer
  • 08-20Bernardus Smijtegelt: Vicar (Gekrookte Reed)
  • 09-20Johannes van der Hagen: Vicar / genealogist / chronologer

People died in year of 1665

  • 01-21Domenico Mazzocchi: Composer, dies at 72
  • 02-28Lodewijk van Nassau: Dutch Governor (Bois-le-Duc)
  • 05-24Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel]: Spanish franciscans
  • 05-31Pieter J Saenredam: Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
  • 06-13Auke Stellingwerf: Lieutenant Admiral of Friesland, dies in battle at about 29
  • 06-13Egbert Meussen Kortenaer: Vice-admiral, dies in battle at about 29
  • 06-13Jacob van Wassenaer [Foggy Obdam]: Lieutenant Admiral, dies in battle at 55
  • 09-17Philip IV: King of Spain (1621-55)
  • 11-10Samuel Friedrich Capricornus: Composer, dies at 36
  • 11-19Nicholas Poussin: French painter
  • 12-10Tarquinio Mercula: Composer