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                             The Life of Duck, Ezekeliah
1628/--/-- to 1719/--/-- male One child
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1628/--/-- 0 *** Duck, Ezekeliah - Born Ireland
1628/--/-- 0 - English physician William Harvey publishes On the Motions of the Heart and Blood.
1628/--/-- 0 - French philosopher Rene Descartes begins Rules For the Direction of the Mind.
1628/--/-- 0 - King Charles I is forced to accept Parliament's Petition of Right.
1628/--/-- 0 - Puritans under John Endecott settle at Salem in Massachusetts.
1628/--/-- 0 - The Duke of Buckingham, a supporter of the French Huguenots, is assassinated.
1628/--/-- 0 - The Huguenots surrender La Rochelle after a 14-month siege.
1629/--/-- 1 - Charles I dissolves Parliament and rules England directly.
1629/--/-- 1 - Ferdinand II's Edict of Restitution restores Catholic properties taken by Protestants.
1630/--/-- 2 - Bhutan becomes independent from Tibet about this time.
1630/--/-- 2 - Dutch landscape artist Salomon van Ruisdael paints River Landscape.
1630/--/-- 2 - Gustav II Adolf invades Germany in support of the Protestant cause.
1630/--/-- 2 - John Winthrop founds a Puritan settlement at Boston in Massachusetts.
1630/--/-- 2 - Spanish artist Francisco de Zubaran paints the Holy House of Nazareth.
1630/--/-- 2 - The Ottoman Turks capture Hamadan in Persia (Iran).
1631/--/-- 3 - Baldassarre Longhena begins building the church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice.
1631/--/-- 3 - Gustav II Adolf defeats Graf von Tilly's Imperial forces at Breitenfeld.
1631/--/-- 3 - Marie de Medicis goes into exile after a plot to remove Cardinal Richelieu fails.
1631/--/-- 3 - Navigation Act affecting Colonies
1631/--/-- 3 - The building of the Taj Mahal begins at Agra in India.
1631/--/-- 3 - The first newspaper, the Gazette de France, is published in Paris.
1632/--/-- 4 - Antony Van Dyck settles in London and becomes court painter to King Charles I.
1632/--/-- 4 - Bernal Diaz del Castillo's True Story of the Conquest of Mexico is published.
1632/--/-- 4 - Charles I grants a charter for the English colony of Maryland.
1632/--/-- 4 - Christina becomes queen of Sweden at age 6; Count Oxenstierna rules as regent.
1632/--/-- 4 - Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn paints The Anatomy Lesson.
1632/--/-- 4 - Gustavus II Adolf defeats Wallenstein at Lutzen but is killed during the battle.
1632/--/-- 4 - Imperial general Graf von Tilly is mortally wounded at the Battle of Lech.
1633/--/-- 5 - An English colony is established in Connecticut.
1633/--/-- 5 - French artist Nicolas Poussin paints The Adoration of the Golden Calf.
1633/--/-- 5 - Galileo Galilei is imprisoned for "vehement suspicion of heresy."
1634/--/-- 6 *** Hoope, Hannah (Duck) [Wife] - Born
1634/--/-- 6 - Ferdinand II declares General Wallenstein a traitor; Wallenstein is assassinated.
1634/--/-- 6 - French fur trader Jean Nicolet explores Wisconsin.
1634/--/-- 6 - Hackney carriages are in use in London for public transport.
1634/--/-- 6 - Imperial forces under Ferdinand III defeat the Swedes at Nordlingen.
1635/--/-- 7 - Cardinal Richelieu founds the Academie Francaise in Paris.
1635/--/-- 7 - Claybourne's Rebellion begins, MD
1635/--/-- 7 - France forms an alliance with Sweden and enters the Thirty Years' War.
1635/--/-- 7 - Spanish playwright Pedro Calderon de la Barca writes Life Is a Dream.
1635/--/-- 7 - The Dutch occupy parts of Formosa (Taiwan).
1635/--/-- 7 - The Peace of Prague is signed between Ferdinand II and Protestant German princes.
1636/--/-- 8 - Harvard University is founded in Boston.
1636/--/-- 8 - Pequot Indian War, MASS, CONN, RI
1636/--/-- 8 - Radical Puritan Roger Williams establishes the town of Providence, Rhode Island.
1636/--/-- 8 - The Dutch settle in Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
1637/--/-- 9 - French dramatist Pierre Corneille writes le Cid.
1637/--/-- 9 - Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II dies; he is succeeded by his son Ferdinand III.
1637/--/-- 9 - Pequot Indians are decimated during the first Indian war in New England.
1637/--/-- 9 - Religious radical Anne Hutchinson is tried for heresy in Massachusetts.
1637/--/-- 9 - Rene Descartes publishes his concepts of analytic geometry Discourse on Method.
1637/--/-- 9 - The first opera house Teatro San Cassiano opens in Venice.
1638/--/-- 10 - John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton found New Haven, Connecticut.
1638/--/-- 10 - Swedish and Protestant forces defeat the Imperial army at Breisach.
1638/--/-- 10 - Swedish settlers found Fort Christina (now Wilmington) on the Delaware River.
1638/--/-- 10 - The Turks under Murad IV conquer Baghdad.
1639/--/-- 11 - Charles I concedes to Scottish demands after the First Bishops' War.
1639/--/-- 11 - Persia (Iran) and the Ottoman Empire sign a peace treaty.
1639/--/-- 11 - Spanish artist Jusepe de Ribera paints The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew.
1639/--/-- 11 - The first North American printing press is established in Cambridge, Mass..
1639/--/-- 11 - Tokugawa begins a period of isolation in Japan; only Nagasaki is open to foreigners.
1640/--/-- 12 - Coke is made from coal for the first time.
1640/--/-- 12 - Dutch Indian Troubles, NY
1640/--/-- 12 - Russian explorers cross Siberia and arrive at the Pacific Ocean.
1640/--/-- 12 - Scots invade England during the Second Bishops' War; Charles I sues for peace.
1640/--/-- 12 - The Portuguese rebel against Spanish rule; John IV is crowned king.
1641/--/-- 13 - Irish Catholics revolt against the Protestants in Ulster.
1641/--/-- 13 - The Dutch seize Melaka and deny the British access to the Moluccas.
1642/--/-- 14 - Cardinal Richelieu dies; he is succeeded by Cardinal Mazarin as first minister of France.
1642/--/-- 14 - Dutch artist Rembrandt paints the Night Watch.
1642/--/-- 14 - Dutch navigator Abel Tasman discovers Tasmania and New Zealand.
1642/--/-- 14 - English Parliamentarians close the London theaters.
1642/--/-- 14 - Montreal is founded by the French nobleman Sieur de Maisonneuve.
1642/--/-- 14 - The English Civil War begins between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists.
1642/--/-- 14 - The Swedes under Torstenson defeat the Imperial forces at Breitenfeld.
1643/--/-- 15 - Christian IV of Denmark renews the war against Sweden.
1643/--/-- 15 - Italian physicist Torricelli demonstrates the principles of the barometer.
1643/--/-- 15 - Louis XIV ascends to the French throne at age 5; Anne of Austria rules as regent.
1643/--/-- 15 - Roger Williams publishes A Key into the Language of America.
1643/--/-- 15 - The New England Confederation is formed against the Indians, Dutch and French.
1643/--/-- 15 - The building of the Potala palace, residence of the Dalai Lama, is begun in Lhasa, Tibet.
1643/--/-- 15 - The first French settlement is founded on Madagascar.
1644/--/-- 16 - End of Indian Massacres, VA
1644/--/-- 16 - French landscape artist Claude Lorrain paints the Embarkation of Saint Ursula.
1644/--/-- 16 - French philosopher Descartes proclaims Cogito, ergo sum (I think, therefore I am).
1644/--/-- 16 - Italian artist Giovanni Bernini sculpts the Ecstasy of St. Teresa.
1644/--/-- 16 - Oliver Cromwell's Model Army defeats a Royalist army at Marston Moor.
1644/--/-- 16 - Queen Christina begins her reign in Sweden.
1644/--/-- 16 - The Manchus seize Peking and establish the Ch'ing dynasty.
1645/--/-- 17 - Alexis succeeds Michael as the Romanov tsar of Russia.
1645/--/-- 17 - Claybourne's Rebellion ends, MD
1645/--/-- 17 - French philosopher and scientist Blaise Pascal invents the first adding machine.
1645/--/-- 17 - Oliver Cromwell defeats Charles I at the Battle of Naseby.
1645/--/-- 17 - The Swedes defeat Denmark and later defeat the Imperial forces at Jankau.
1645/--/-- 17 - William Laud archbishop of Canterbury is executed.
1646/--/-- 18 - Flemish painter Teniers the Younger paints the Village Fete.
1646/--/-- 18 - Spanish artist Bartolome Esteban Murillo paints Holy Family With a Bird.
1646/--/-- 18 - The English Civil War ends when Charles I surrenders to the Parliamentarians.
1646/--/-- 18 - The Swedes capture Prague and invade Bavaria with their French allies.
1647/--/-- 19 - Charles I escapes from England and concludes a treaty with the Scots.
1647/--/-- 19 - Peter Stuyvesant becomes governor of the Dutch colony of the New Netherlands.
1648/--/-- 20 - Dutch architect Jacob van Campen designs the Amsterdam City Hall.
1648/--/-- 20 - Frederick III succeeds Christian IV as king of Denmark.
1648/--/-- 20 - George Fox founds the Society of Friends (Quakers) about this time.
1648/--/-- 20 - Margaret Jones becomes the first person executed as a witch in North America.
1648/--/-- 20 - Naples is restored to Spanish rule after a brief uprising.
1648/--/-- 20 - Russian explorer Semyon Dezhnev discovers the Bering Strait.
1648/--/-- 20 - The Dutch and Swiss republics achieve independence.
1648/--/-- 20 - The English settle in the Bahamas.
1648/--/-- 20 - The Fronde revolt begins in France against Anne of Austria and Cardinal Mazarin.
1648/--/-- 20 - The Scots renew the Civil War but are defeated at Preston; Charles I is captured.
1648/--/-- 20 - The Treaty of Westphalia ends the Thirty Years' War.
1649/--/-- 21 - Charles I is executed; the English Commonwealth (republic) begins.
1649/--/-- 21 - French artist Georges de La Tour paints Saint Irene Mourning Saint Sebastian.
1649/--/-- 21 - Oliver Cromwell suppresses a Catholic rebellion in Ireland.
1649/01/-- 21 - Cromwellian interregnum begins.
1650/--/-- 22 - Charles II lands in Scotland to renew the English Civil War.
1650/--/-- 22 - Dutch landscape artist Aelbert Cuyp paints the View of Dordrecht.
1650/--/-- 22 - Irish Bishop James Ussher establishes the date of creation at 4004 BC.
1650/--/-- 22 - Oratorios become a popular form of musical performance in Italy.
1650/--/-- 22 - The Holy Roman Empire and Sweden sign the Treaty of Nuremberg.
1650/--/-- 22 - The Ukiyo-e school of art begins to flourish in Japan about this time.
1650/--/-- 22 - The first coffeehouses are opened in London about this time.
1650/--/-- 22 - Whaling becomes an important industry in New England about this time.
1651/--/-- 23 - Charles II is crowned by the Scots; defeated at Worcester, he escapes to France.
1651/--/-- 23 - Navigation Acts affecting Colonies
1651/--/-- 23 - Thomas Hobbes publishes Leviathan, a defense of absolute monarchy.
1652/--/-- 24 - Cape Town is founded by the Dutch in South Africa.
1652/--/-- 24 - The English Navigation Acts (1651) lead to the first Anglo-Dutch War.
1653/--/-- 25 - English writer Izaak Walton publishes The Compleat Angler.
1653/--/-- 25 - French composer Jean Baptiste Lully writes the first minuet.
1653/--/-- 25 - Louis XIV becomes known as the Sun King after his role in the Ballet de la Nuit.
1653/--/-- 25 - Oliver Cromwell becomes the lord protector of England.
1654/--/-- 26 - Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat collaborate on theories of probability.
1654/--/-- 26 - French philosopher Blaise Pascal joins the Jansenist sect at Port-Royal.
1654/--/-- 26 - Poland and Russia are at war over possession of the Ukraine.
1654/--/-- 26 - Queen Christina of Sweden abdicates and becomes a Roman Catholic.
1654/--/-- 26 - The Portuguese drive the Dutch from Brazil.
1654/--/-- 26 - The Treaty of Westminster ends the first Anglo-Dutch War.
1655/--/-- 27 - Civil War, MD (Catholic & Protestant)
1655/--/-- 27 - Conquest of New Sweden, DL
1655/--/-- 27 - Dutch colonists under Peter Stuyvesant seize Swedish settlements in Delaware.
1655/--/-- 27 - The English capture Jamaica from Spain.
1655/--/-- 27 - The Little Northern War begins with Sweden invading Poland and capturing Warsaw.
1656/--/-- 28 - Diego Velazquez paints The Maids of Honor at the court of Spain.
1656/--/-- 28 - Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza is expelled from the synagogue at Amsterdam.
1656/--/-- 28 - Dutch philosopher Christiaan Huygens patents the first pendulum clock.
1656/--/-- 28 - England joins France in the war against Spain.
1656/--/-- 28 - Italian artist and architect Giovanni Bernini designs the Piazza of St. Peter's, Rome.
1656/--/-- 28 - Quaker Persecution, MASS, VA, CONN
1656/--/-- 28 - The Holy Roman Empire, Russia and Denmark declare war on Sweden.
1657/--/-- 29 - Otto von Guericke demonstrates that it is possible for a vacuum to exist.
1657/--/-- 29 - The Swedes attack Denmark and besiege Copenhagen.
1658/--/-- 30 - Aurangzeb deposes his father Shah Jahan as Mogul emperor of India.
1658/--/-- 30 - Dutch genre artist Jan Vermeer paints The Milkmaid.
1658/--/-- 30 - Dutch naturalist Jan Swammerdam describes red blood cells.
1658/--/-- 30 - French colonists found the city of Saint-Louis on the Senegal River in Africa.
1658/--/-- 30 - Leopold I succeeds Ferdinand III as Holy Roman Emperor.
1658/--/-- 30 - Oliver Cromwell dies; he is succeeded by his son Richard as lord protector of England.
1659/--/-- 31 - French explorers Radisson and Groseilliers explore Minnesota.
1659/--/-- 31 - Richard Cromwell resigns as lord protector of England.
1659/--/-- 31 - The Peace of the Pyrenees ends a 24-year war between France and Spain.
1660/--/-- 32 *** Duck, Elizabeth (Harlan) [Daughter] - Born to Duck, Ezekeliah and Hoope, Hannah (Duck) Shankill, Armaugh, Ireland
1660/--/-- 32 - Charles II is restored to the English throne by Parliament.
1660/--/-- 32 - Dutch farmers (Boers) settle in South Africa.
1660/--/-- 32 - Dutch genre artist Gabriel Metsu paints The Sick Child.
1660/--/-- 32 - English public servant Samuel Pepys begins his Diary.
1660/--/-- 32 - Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, gains control of Prussia from Poland.
1660/--/-- 32 - Louis XIV of France marries Marie Therese of Spain.
1660/--/-- 32 - Peter Stuyvesant founds the first permanent settlement in New Jersey at Bergen (Jersey City).
1660/--/-- 32 - The Bambara kingdom begins to flourish on the upper Niger about this time.
1660/--/-- 32 - The Peace of Copenhagen ends the war between Sweden and Denmark.
1660/--/-- 32 - The Peace of Oliva ends the war between Sweden, Poland, Austria and Brandenburg.
1660/--/-- 32 - The Peace of Oliva ends the war between Sweden, Poland, Austria and Brandenburg.
1660/--/-- 32 - Theaters are reopened in England; the period of Restoration drama begins.
1660/05/09 32 - Charles Stuart restored to throne of England as Charles II.
1661/--/-- 33 - Charles II orders that Cromwell's corpse be disinterred, hanged and beheaded.
1661/--/-- 33 - Chinese pirate Koxinga drives the Dutch from Formosa (Taiwan).
1661/--/-- 33 - Dutch-born artist Peter Lely is made court painter to Charles II.
1661/--/-- 33 - Emperor K'ang-hsi succeeds to the throne in China.
1661/--/-- 33 - The English acquire Bombay from Portugal.
1661/--/-- 33 - The first Bible printed in North America is John Elliot's translation into Algonquian.
1661/04/03 33 - Charles II crowned King of England and Scotland at Westminster Abbey by William
1662/--/-- 34 - Charles II grants a charter to the Royal Society of London for Natural Knowledge.
1662/--/-- 34 - France purchases Dunkerque from England.
1662/--/-- 34 - French architect Andre Le Notre designs the gardens for the Palace of Versailles.
1662/--/-- 34 - Robert Boyle develops his theory of gases (now known as Boyle's Law).
1662/--/-- 34 - The Portuguese surrender Tangier to England.
1662/--/-- 34 - The Theatre Royal is built in Drury Lane, London.
1663/--/-- 35 - Dutch genre artist Jan Steen paints the Woman Undressing.
1663/--/-- 35 - The Ottoman Turks invade Hungary.
1663/--/-- 35 - The first turnpike (toll) roads are established in England.
1664/--/-- 36 - England seizes New Amsterdam from the Dutch, renaming it New York.
1664/--/-- 36 - The Austrians defeat the Turks at Saint Gotthard and conclude a 20-year truce.
1664/--/-- 36 - The French East India Company is founded.
1664/--/-- 36 - The Trappists order of monks is founded at La Trappe in France.
1665/--/-- 37 - An outbreak of the Great Plague begins in London.
1665/--/-- 37 - Charles II succeeds Philip IV as king of Spain.
1665/--/-- 37 - Dutch genre artist Gerard Ter Borch paints the Flea Hunt.
1665/--/-- 37 - England and Portugal defeat Spain and establish Portuguese independence.
1665/--/-- 37 - Jean Baptiste Colbert becomes minister of finance for Louis XIV.
1665/--/-- 37 - Robert Hooke publishes his microscope observations in Micrographia.
1665/--/-- 37 - The Portuguese invade the Kingdom of Kongo and kill the monarch Antonio I.
1665/--/-- 37 - The Second Anglo-Dutch War begins.
1665/--/-- 37 - The first horse race track in North America is constructed on Long Island.
1666/--/-- 38 - British scientist Isaac Newton completes his theory of fluxional calculus.
1666/--/-- 38 - Large sections of London are destroyed in the Great Fire.
1666/--/-- 38 - Moliere's play The Misanthrope is performed for the first time.
1666/--/-- 38 - Puritans from Connecticut settle in New Jersey.
1666/--/-- 38 - Sabbatai Zevi claims to be the messiah and founds a Jewish sect.
1666/--/-- 38 - The Alawite dynasty assumes power in Morocco.
1666/--/-- 38 - The French join the Dutch in the war with England.
1667/--/-- 39 - English poet John Milton writes Paradise Lost.
1667/--/-- 39 - Japanese poet Basho begins to compose his haiku poetry.
1667/--/-- 39 - Louis XIV begins the War of Devolution and captures the Spanish Netherlands.
1667/--/-- 39 - Louis XIV sponsors the first official Salon art exhibition at the Louvre.
1667/--/-- 39 - Mexico City Cathedral is completed.
1667/--/-- 39 - Suleiman succeeds Abbas II as shah of Persia (Iran).
1667/--/-- 39 - The Dutch acquire Suriname from the British in exchange for Manhattan.
1667/--/-- 39 - The Dutch destroy the English fleet at anchor in the Medway.
1667/--/-- 39 - The Peace of Breda ends the war between the English, French and Dutch.
1667/--/-- 39 - The building of the Paris Observatory is begun.
1668/--/-- 40 - A Triple Alliance of England, Sweden, and the Dutch Republic is formed against France.
1668/--/-- 40 - By the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle France gives up its conquests but keeps Flanders.
1668/--/-- 40 - By the Treaty of Lisbon Spain recognizes the independence of Portugal.
1668/--/-- 40 - French fabulist Jean de La Fontaine begins publishing his Fables.
1668/--/-- 40 - Jacques Marquette founds the first settlement in Michigan at Sault Saint Marie.
1668/--/-- 40 - King John II of Poland abdicates; he is succeeded by Michael Wisniowiecki.
1669/--/-- 41 - French courtesan Madame de Sevigne begins writing her Letters.
1669/--/-- 41 - German Alchemist Hennig Brandt makes phosphorus for the first time.
1669/--/-- 41 - Louis Le Vau begins the expansion of the Palace of Versailles for Louis XIV.
1669/--/-- 41 - Mount Etna erupts in Italy, killing 20,000.
1669/--/-- 41 - Venice surrenders Crete to the Ottoman Turks.
1670/--/-- 42 - English architect Sir Christopher Wren begins rebuilding Saint Paul's Cathedral.
1670/--/-- 42 - The Don Cossacks under Stenka Razin rebel against Russian rule.
1670/--/-- 42 - The English establish a settlement at Charles Towne (Charleston), South Carolina.
1670/--/-- 42 - The Hudson's Bay Company is founded.
1671/--/-- 43 - Buccaneers under Sir Henry Morgan capture the city of Panama.
1672/--/-- 44 - Astronomer Giovanni Cassini becomes the first director of the Paris Observatory.
1672/--/-- 44 - Grenades become an important weapon; the French army forms grenadier companies.
1672/--/-- 44 - Jean Baptiste Lully produces the first French operas.
1672/--/-- 44 - Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban founds the French army engineering corps.
1672/--/-- 44 - The French and British declare war on the Dutch.
1672/--/-- 44 - William III prince of Orange leads the defense of the Netherlands.
1673/--/-- 45 - Leibniz begins to develop his theories of differential and integral calculus.
1673/--/-- 45 - Marquette and Jolliet explore the Great Lakes region and the Mississippi River.
1673/--/-- 45 - The Polish army under John Sobieski defeats the Turks at Cochim (Khotin).
1673/--/-- 45 - The Test Act excludes Catholics from public office in England.
1673/--/-- 45 - The first mail service in North America is established between New York and Boston.
1674/--/-- 46 - Early American artist the Freake limner paints portraits of the Freake family.
1674/--/-- 46 - Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I declares war on France.
1674/--/-- 46 - John Sobieski is elected as King John III of Poland.
1674/--/-- 46 - Maratha leader Sivaji establishes a kingdom in Maharashtra, India.
1674/--/-- 46 - The Dutch under William III make peace with England.
1674/--/-- 46 - The Treaty of Westminster establishes New Yorkers as British subjects.
1675/--/-- 47 - Conflict begins between the Indians under King Philip and New England settlers .
1675/--/-- 47 - Dutch-Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza finishes his Ethics.
1675/--/-- 47 - English dramatist William Wycherley writes The Country Wife.
1675/--/-- 47 - King Philip's War (Indian) MASS, RI
1675/--/-- 47 - The Prussians under Frederick William defeat the Swedes at Fehrbellin.
1675/--/-- 47 - The Royal Observatory is established at Greenwich.
1676/--/-- 48 - Bacon's Rebellion, VA
1676/--/-- 48 - English playwright Sir George Etherege writes Man of Mode.
1676/--/-- 48 - German astronomer Ole Romer discovers the velocity of light.
1676/--/-- 48 - Indians in New England are subdued after the year-long King Philip's War.
1676/--/-- 48 - The Sikhs under Guru Gobind Singh revolt against Mogul rule in India.
1676/--/-- 48 - The Swedes defeat the Danes at the Battle of Lunden.
1677/--/-- 49 - Charles II appoints Henry Purcell as court composer.
1677/--/-- 49 - English author John Dryden writes the tragedy All for Love.
1677/--/-- 49 - French dramatist Jean Racine writes the tragedy of Phedre.
1677/--/-- 49 - William III prince of Orange marries Mary, daughter of the Duke of York.
1678/--/-- 50 - Charles Le Brun designs the Hall of Mirrors for the Palace of Versailles.
1678/--/-- 50 - Comtesse de La Fayette writes the novel La Princesse de Cleves.
1678/--/-- 50 - French explorer Louis Hennepin discovers Niagara Falls.
1678/--/-- 50 - John Bunyan publishes the first part of The Pilgrim's Progress.
1678/--/-- 50 - The Hungarians rebel against Habsburg rule.
1678/--/-- 50 - The Treaty of Nijmegen establishes peace between France, the Dutch and Spain.
1679/--/-- 51 - The English Parliament passes the Habeas Corpus Act.
1680/--/-- 52 - Antonio Stradivari opens his violin workshop in Cremona, Italy.
1680/--/-- 52 - Sadler's Wells theater opens in London.
1680/--/-- 52 - The Comedie Francaise is founded in Paris.
1681/--/-- 53 - Aurangzeb suppresses a Rajput revolt and campaigns against Hindu kingdoms in India.
1681/--/-- 53 - English Quaker William Penn is granted the Providence of Pennsylvania.
1681/--/-- 53 - John Dryden publishes his satirical poem Absalom and Achitophel.
1681/--/-- 53 - The dodo, a large flightless bird, becomes extinct.
1682/--/-- 54 - Edmund Halley observes the Great Comet, which is later named for him.
1682/--/-- 54 - French explorer La Salle navigates the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.
1682/--/-- 54 - Peter the Great succeeds Fyodor III as tsar of Russia.
1682/--/-- 54 - The Palace of Versailles becomes the French royal residence.
1682/--/-- 54 - The Spanish establish the first settlement in Texas at Yselta (near El Paso).
1682/--/-- 54 - William Penn founds the city of Philadelphia.
1683/--/-- 55 - Chinese emperor K'ang-hsi conquers Formosa (Taiwan).
1683/--/-- 55 - Louis XIV secretly marries Madame de Maintenon .
1683/--/-- 55 - The Turks lay siege to Vienna but are defeated by Imperial and Polish forces.
1683/--/-- 55 - Van Leeuwenhoek's microscope drawings of Protozoa are published.
1683/--/-- 55 - William Penn makes a peace treaty with the Delaware Indians.
1684/--/-- 56 - England abandons Tangier to the Moroccans.
1684/--/-- 56 - La Salle claims Louisiana, a region from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico, for France.
1684/--/-- 56 - The Dutch whaling fleet at Spitsbergen (Svalbard) numbers 246 vessels.
1685/--/-- 57 - Charles II of England dies; he is succeeded by his brother James II.
1685/--/-- 57 - Increase Mather becomes president of Harvard College.
1685/--/-- 57 - Japanese Bunraku (puppet theater) is performed in Osaka about this time.
1685/--/-- 57 - Louis XIV revokes the Edict of Nantes and exiles thousands of French Huguenots.
1685/--/-- 57 - Rice cultivation begins in North America.
1685/--/-- 57 - The Duke of Monmouth rebels against James II; he is captured and executed.
1685/--/-- 57 - The Huguenots begin a silk industry in London and settle in the American colonies.
1685/04/03 57 - James II crowned King of England and Scotland at Westminster Abbey by William Sa
1686/--/-- 58 - Henri de Tonty establishes the first European settlement in Arkansas.
1686/--/-- 58 - The League of Augsburg is formed as a coalition of European states against France.
1686/--/-- 58 - The Turks are expelled from Budapest by a Habsburg army.
1687/--/-- 59 - English actress and royal mistress Nell Gwynne dies.
1687/--/-- 59 - Isaac Newton publishes Principia, establishing his laws of motion and gravity.
1687/--/-- 59 - James II issues a Declaration of Indulgence suspending the laws against Catholics.
1687/--/-- 59 - The city of Lima, Peru, is virtually destroyed by an earthquake.
1688/--/-- 60 - English Protestants demand a Glorious Revolution against Catholicism.
1688/--/-- 60 - Insurance underwriters begin meeting at Lloyd's Coffee House in London.
1688/--/-- 60 - Louis XIV declares war on the Holy Roman Empire and captures Heidelberg.
1688/--/-- 60 - William of Orange is invited to England as king; James II escapes to France.
1689/--/-- 61 - British composer Henry Purcell writes the opera Dido and Aeneas.
1689/--/-- 61 - Chinese emperor K'ang-hsi establishes diplomatic relations with Russia.
1689/--/-- 61 - England and the Netherlands join the Grand Alliance against France.
1689/--/-- 61 - French and Indian allies attack English colonists during King William's War.
1689/--/-- 61 - William and Mary are proclaimed king and queen of England.
1689/01/08 61 - James II declared to have abdicated by Parliament.
1689/02/03 61 - William III and Mary II proclaimed King and Queen of England, Scotland, and Irel
1689/04/01 61 - William III and Mary II crowned King and Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland
1690/--/-- 62 - Benjamin Harris publishes the first American newspaper in Boston.
1690/--/-- 62 - Carlos de Siguenza y Gongora publishes The Misadventures of Alfonso Ramirez.
1690/--/-- 62 - Jose Churriguera becomes court architect to Philip V of Spain.
1690/--/-- 62 - Philosopher John Locke publishes his Essay Concerning Human Understanding.
1690/--/-- 62 - Spain joins the War of Grand Alliance against France.
1690/--/-- 62 - The French defeat the English fleet at the Battle of Beachy Head.
1690/--/-- 62 - William III defeats James II at the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland.
1691/--/-- 63 - Juana Ines de la Cruz writes a defense of women's rights Reply to Sister Philotea.
1691/--/-- 63 - The Irish rebellion ends with the Treaty of Limerick.
1692/--/-- 64 *** Harlan, James [Grandson] - Born to Harlan, George and Duck, Elizabeth (Harlan) Pennsylvania
1692/--/-- 64 - Port Royal in Jamaica is destroyed by an earthquake; the city of Kingston is founded.
1692/--/-- 64 - Salem Witchcraft Trials, MASS
1692/--/-- 64 - The Macdonald clan are massacred by the Campbells at Glencoe in Scotland.
1692/--/-- 64 - The first English patent for a wallpaper design is issued.
1692/--/-- 64 - Witchcraft trials are held at Salem in New England.
1693/--/-- 65 - James Blair founds William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia.
1693/--/-- 65 - John Ray publishes the first major classification of animals.
1694/--/-- 66 - The Academie Francaise introduces the first French national dictionary.
1694/--/-- 66 - The Bank of England is founded.
1694/12/28 66 - William III rules as sole King.
1696/--/-- 68 - Russia annexes the Kamchatka Peninsula.
1696/--/-- 68 - Russian tsar Peter the Great captures Azov from the Turks.
1696/--/-- 68 - The Chinese under K'ang-hsi defeat the Dzungar Mongol chieftain Galdan.
1696/--/-- 68 - William III campaigns in Holland against the French.
1697/--/-- 69 - Augustus II elector of Saxony becomes king of Poland.
1697/--/-- 69 - French poet Charles Perrault publishes the Tales From Mother Goose.
1697/--/-- 69 - Russian tsar Peter the Great sets out to study the European way of life.
1697/--/-- 69 - Sir John Vanbrugh's play The Relapse is produced in London.
1697/--/-- 69 - The Habsburg army under Eugene of Savoy defeats the Turks at Zenta.
1697/--/-- 69 - The Treaty of Ryswick ends the War of the Grand Alliance.
1698/--/-- 70 - Calcutta is founded by the British East India Company.
1698/--/-- 70 - Russian tsar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards.
1698/--/-- 70 - Thomas Savery invents a water pump -- the first practical application of steam power.
1699/--/-- 71 - Austria, Russia, Poland and Venice sign the Peace of Karlowitz treaty with Turkey.
1699/--/-- 71 - Francis Moore's Vox stellarum, known as Old Moore's Almanac, is published.
1699/--/-- 71 - Japanese master ceramicist Ogata Kenzan opens his kiln at Narutaki.
1699/--/-- 71 - Peter the Great changes the Russian New Year from September 1 to January 1.
1699/--/-- 71 - William Dampier explores the northwest coast of Australia.
1700/--/-- 72 - Charles II of Spain dies, ending the Spanish Habsburg line.
1700/--/-- 72 - Johann Denner invents the clarinet about this time.
1700/--/-- 72 - Kabuki Theater develops in Japan about this time.
1700/--/-- 72 - Peter the Great's Russian army is defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Narva.
1700/--/-- 72 - Philip V, grandson of Louis XIV, becomes the first Bourbon king of Spain.
1700/--/-- 72 - The Great Northern War begins; Denmark, Poland and Russia attack Sweden.
1700/--/-- 72 - The Swedes under Charles XII defeat the Danes.
1700/--/-- 72 - The rococo style is introduced into French architecture about this time.
1700/--/-- 72 - William Congreve's comedy The Way of the World is produced in London.
1701/--/-- 73 - Captain Kidd is hanged for piracy.
1701/--/-- 73 - Frederick I Elector of Saxony proclaims himself the first king of Prussia.
1701/--/-- 73 - French artist Hyacinthe Rigaud paints a portrait of Louis XIV.
1701/--/-- 73 - The Act of Settlement in Britain establishes the Hanoverian succession to the throne.
1701/--/-- 73 - The War of the Spanish Succession begins.
1701/--/-- 73 - Yale University is founded in New Haven, Connecticut.
1702/--/-- 74 - Anne succeeds William III as queen of England.
1702/--/-- 74 - England declares war on France and Spain.
1702/--/-- 74 - French fur traders found Vincennes, the first permanent European settlement in Indiana.
1702/--/-- 74 - Queen Anne's War begins in America; the British attack Saint Augustine in Florida.
1702/--/-- 74 - The Camisards (French Huguenots) rebel in southern France.
1702/--/-- 74 - The French under the duc de Villars defeat the Grand Alliance at Friedlingen.
1702/--/-- 74 - The first daily newspaper The Daily Courant is published in London.
1702/--/-- 74 - The royal colony of New Jersey is founded in America.
1702/04/03 74 - Anne crowned Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Tho
1703/--/-- 75 - Archduke Charles of Austria claims the Spanish throne for the Habsburgs.
1703/--/-- 75 - Buckingham Palace is rebuilt for the Duke of Buckingham in London.
1703/--/-- 75 - Peter the Great lays the foundations of St. Petersburg (Leningrad).
1704/--/-- 76 - Augustus II is deposed; Stanislaw I is crowned king of Poland.
1704/--/-- 76 - Issac Newton publishes his theory of color and light in Opticks.
1704/--/-- 76 - John Campbell founds the Boston News-Letter, the first successful American newspaper.
1704/--/-- 76 - The Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy defeat the French at Blenheim.
1704/--/-- 76 - The English capture Gibraltar from Spain.
1704/--/-- 76 - The Indians and the French massacre British settlers in Deerfield, Mass.
1705/--/-- 77 - Edmund Halley predicts that the comet of 1682 will return in 1758.
1705/--/-- 77 - Nicolas Hawksmoor designs Blenheim Palace for the Duke of Marlborough.
1705/--/-- 77 - The English Navy occupies Barcelona.
1706/--/-- 78 - Eugene of Savoy defeats the French at Turin and drives them from Italy.
1706/--/-- 78 - George Farquhar's comedy The Recruiting Officer is produced.
1706/--/-- 78 - The Duke of Marlborough conquers the Spanish Netherlands.
1707/--/-- 79 - Emperor Aurangzeb dies; the Mogul empire begins to decline in India.
1707/--/-- 79 - Great Britain is formed by the Act of Union between England and Scotland.
1707/--/-- 79 - John V succeeds Peter II as king of Portugal.
1707/--/-- 79 - Mount Fuji erupts in Japan; an earthquake kills 200,000 in Tokyo.
1707/--/-- 79 - The British attack the French colony of Acadia (Nova Scotia).
1707/--/-- 79 - The Duke of Berwick routs the allied forces at Almanza in Spain.
1707/03/-- 79 - Act of Union combines England and Scotland as Kingdom of Great Britain.
1708/--/-- 80 - French forces under Vendome are defeated by Marlborough at Oudenarde.
1708/--/-- 80 - Sikh leader Guru Gobind Singh is assassinated; the Moguls persecute the Sikhs.
1708/--/-- 80 - The British capture the island of Minorca from Spain.
1709/--/-- 81 - Abraham Darby builds a blast furnace using coke for casting iron.
1709/--/-- 81 - Charles XII of Sweden flees to the Ottoman Empire.
1709/--/-- 81 - Italian musician Bartolommeo Cristofori invents the piano.
1709/--/-- 81 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Poltava.
1709/--/-- 81 - Steele and Addison's periodical The Tatler is published in London.
1709/--/-- 81 - The Duke of Marlborough defeats the French at the Battle of Malplaquet.
1709/--/-- 81 - The first Copyright Act becomes law in Britain.
1710/--/-- 82 - Augustus II regains the Polish throne.
1710/--/-- 82 - Charles XII persuades the Turks to attack Russia.
1710/--/-- 82 - French forces under Vendome defeat the allies at Villaviciosa in Spain.
1710/--/-- 82 - George Berkeley publishes a Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge.
1710/--/-- 82 - The British seize Acadia (Nova Scotia) from the French.
1710/--/-- 82 - The Meissen porcelain factory is founded near Dresden in Germany.
1711/--/-- 83 - Joseph I dies; Charles VI is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
1711/--/-- 83 - Publication of The Tatler ceases; Steele and Addison introduce The Spectator.
1711/--/-- 83 - The French found the first permanent settlement in Alabama at Mobile.
1711/--/-- 83 - The Tuscarora War begins in North Carolina when Indians massacre 130 colonists.
1711/--/-- 83 - The building of the baroque Zwinger complex begins in Dresden, Germany.
1712/--/-- 84 - Carolina is divided into north and south colonies.
1712/--/-- 84 - English poet Alexander Pope publishes The Rape of the Lock.
1712/--/-- 84 - The New England whaling industry expands rapidly with the hunting of sperm whales.
1713/--/-- 85 - Emperor Charles VI issues the Pragmatic Sanction, allowing for a female heir.
1713/--/-- 85 - France cedes Acadia (Nova Scotia) and Newfoundland to Britain.
1713/--/-- 85 - Frederick William I succeeds Frederick I as king of Prussia.
1713/--/-- 85 - Sicily is ceded to the House of Savoy; Victor Amadeus II is crowned as king.
1713/--/-- 85 - Spain cedes Gibraltar and Minorca to Britain.
1713/--/-- 85 - The Asiento Treaty establishes British rights to the African slave trade.
1713/--/-- 85 - The Peace of Utrecht ends the War of Spanish Succession.
1714/--/-- 86 - German composer George Frideric Handel makes London his permanent home.
1714/--/-- 86 - Grinling Gibbons is appointed as master carver in wood to George I.
1714/--/-- 86 - Queen Anne of England dies; she is succeeded by George I, Elector of Hanover.
1714/10/20 86 - George I crowned King of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Tenison, A
1715/--/-- 87 - A Jacobite uprising supports James Edward as the Old Pretender to the British throne.
1715/--/-- 87 - French King Louis XIV dies; he is succeeded by his five-year-old great-grandson Louis XV.
1715/--/-- 87 - French author Alain Rene Lesage publishes the Adventures of Gil Blas.
1715/--/-- 87 - Japan's leading playwright Chikamatsu Monzaemon writes The Battles of Coxinga.
1715/--/-- 87 - Phillipe II Duc d'Orleans becomes regent of France.
1715/--/-- 87 - The Yamasee Indians rebel against British settlers in South Carolina.
1715/01/02 87 *** Harlan, John [Great Grandson] - Born to Harlan, James Kennet, Pennsylvania USA
1716/--/-- 88 - Emperor Charles VI declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1717/--/-- 89 - Eugene of Savoy captures Belgrade from the Turks.
1717/--/-- 89 - French artist Antoine Watteau paints the Pilgrimage to Cythera.
1717/--/-- 89 - John Law forms the Mississippi Company in France.
1717/--/-- 89 - Spain seizes Sardinia and Sicily.
1717/--/-- 89 - The first freemason lodge is formed in London.
1718/--/-- 90 - Charles XII of Sweden is killed during a campaign against Norway.
1718/--/-- 90 - Spain establishes the Viceroyalty of New Granada in South America.
1718/--/-- 90 - Sultan Ahmed III concludes the Treaty of Passarowitz with the Holy Roman Empire.
1718/--/-- 90 - The English pirate Blackbeard is killed by the Virginia militia.
1718/--/-- 90 - The French found New Orleans in Louisiana.
1718/--/-- 90 - The Quadruple Alliance of Austria, Britain, France and the Dutch declare war on Spain.
1718/--/-- 90 - Voltaire writes the tragedy of Oedipe while imprisoned in the Bastille.
1719/--/-- 91 *** Duck, Ezekeliah - Died Ireland
1719/--/-- 91 - English writer Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe.
1719/--/-- 91 - James Figg becomes the first heavyweight boxing champion of England.
1719/--/-- 91 - Liechtenstein becomes an independent principality of the Holy Roman Empire.
1719/--/-- 91 - Teams from London and Kent play one of the first cricket matches.

In 1628 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Sailing ship

In 1628 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth

In 1628 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1628 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1628 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1628 War Making was by:
          Bow & Arrow
          Swords & body armor
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
By 1719 War Making by:
          Bow & Arrow
          Swords & body armor
had been discontinued.

In 1628 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 10-13-2019 12:22:51


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