Events in year of 1667

  • 01-03Resistance of Androsovo in Russia-Poland
  • 01-03Russia and Poland sign Truce of Androsovo
  • 01-20Treaty of Andrussovo-ends 13 year war between Poland and Russia
  • 02-28English colony Suriname in Dutch hands
  • 03-31France / England signs anti-Dutch military accord
  • 04-091st public art exhibition (Palais-Royale, Paris)
  • 05-23King Afonso VI of Portugal flees
  • 05-24French troops attack into Southern Netherlands
  • 06-21Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England
  • 06-25Dr Jean-Baptiste Denys, French doctor, performs 1st blood transfusion
  • 07-31Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs. New-Netherlands ends
  • 08-05State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict
  • 08-27Earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia)
  • 10-18English fleet plunders Suriname plantations
  • 11-07Jean Racines "Andromaque, " premieres in Paris
  • 11-18Treaty of Bongaja: King Hassan-Udin of Makasar and VOC
  • 12-15Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War

People born in year of 1667

  • 01-26Henricus Zwaardecroon: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies
  • 02-17Georg Bronner: Composer
  • 04-29John Arbuthnot: Scottish writer (Alexander Pope)
  • 07-27Jean Bernoulli: Mathematician
  • 09-24Jean-Louis Lully: Composer
  • 12-04Michel Pignolet de Monteclair: Composer
  • 12-15Ludwig Ernst: Composer
  • 12-18Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt: Composer

People died in year of 1667

  • 02-20David ben Samuel Halevi: Rabbi / Author (Shulchan Aruch)
  • 05-06Johann Jacob Froberger: German singer / Organist / composer, dies at 50
  • 05-07Johann Jakob Froberger: German Organist / singer / composer, dies at 50
  • 05-09Marie Louise de Gonzague-Nevers: French Queen of Poland (1645-48)
  • 05-22Alexander VII [Fabio Chigi]: Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
  • 06-05Pietro Sforza: Italian Theologist (Assertiones Theologicae)
  • 06-07Thomas de Keyser: Amsterdam master builder / painter, buried
  • 07-11John Fox: Amsterdam writer, buried
  • 07-28Abraham Cowley: English Poet (Mistress / Sex libri plantarum)
  • 08-01Paul Foot: Lawyer / historian, dies at 48
  • 08-27Adriaen Melar: Flemish engraver, buried at 33
  • 08-31Johann Rist: Composer, dies at 60
  • 09-03Alonso Cano: Spanish Painter / Sculptor / architect, dies at 66
  • 09-28Jacobus Golius: Mathematician / founder (Leidse observ), dies at 71
  • 10-24Gabriel Metsu: Dutch painter, buried
  • 10-30Johann Jakob Wolleb: Composer, dies at 54
  • 11-16Nathaniel Schnittelbach: Composer, dies at 34

Events in year of 1668

  • 01-19King Louis XIV and Emperor Leopold I sign treaty dividing Spain
  • 01-23England, Netherlands and Sweden signs Triple Alliance against French
  • 02-07Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"
  • 02-13Treaty of Lisbon: Spain recognizes Portugal
  • 02-23Fire in Wiener Hofburg in Vienna, Emperor Leopold I rescued
  • 03-251st horse race in America takes place
  • 03-26England takes control of Bombay India
  • 03-27English King Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company
  • 04-13John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English Poet laureate
  • 05-021st peace of Aken: ends French-Spanish war in The Netherlands
  • 05-02Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, ends War of Devolution
  • 07-07Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge
  • 08-15Rijnbond disbands
  • 09-16King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France
  • 09-19Polish King John II Kazimierz resigns / goes to France
  • 10-09Mass society storms palace of "heretics" Spanish gov Jose de Paternina
  • 10-23Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade
  • 12-13Jean Racines "Britannicus, " premieres in Paris

People born in year of 1668

  • 01-08Jean Gilles: Composer
  • 03-05Francesco Gasparini: Composer
  • 05-08Alain R Lesage: French author (Turcaret ou le Financier)
  • 06-21Cajetan Kolberer: Composer
  • 07-06Peter Burmannus [Pieter Burman]: Dutch attorney / classicist
  • 10-18Johan Georg IV: Elector of Saxony (1691-94)
  • 10-18Wierich PL Earl von Daun: Austrian Prince of Thiano / Field Marshal
  • 11-10Francois Couperin: Paris, France -- Composer / Organist (Concerts Royaux)
  • 12-03Casimir Schweizelsperg: Composer
  • 12-31Hermannus Boerhaave: Dutch medical / Botanist

People died in year of 1668

  • 03-27Clemens Thieme: Composer, dies at 36
  • 05-23Philips Wouwerman: Haarlems painter, buried
  • 07-10Adam-Nicolas Gascon: Composer, dies at 45
  • 08-09Francois Anguier: French sculptor, dies at about 64
  • 08-23Artus Quellinus: Flemish Sculptor (Amsterdam townhall)
  • 11-16Antoon Anselmo: South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79
  • 12-22Stephen Day: 1st British colonial printer