March 4 - Charles II
of England grants a land charter to William Penn
area that will later become Pennsylvania.
October 12 - A London woman is publicly flogged for the crime of "involving
herself in politics."
France annexes the city of Strasbourg.
The last Dodo
March 14 - Georg Philipp Telemann
July 25 - Abraham Bastert
May 25 - Pedro Calderón de la Barca.To my Homepage