Academia operosorum Labacensis established in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
College of William and Mary
founded in Williamsburg, Virginia.
January 11 - Eruption of Mt. Etna.
February 8 - The College of William and Mary
Virginia is granted a charter.
July 29 - The Battle of Landen.Births
February 7 - Princess Anna Ivanova Romanov
later Empress Anna I
January 14 - Abraham Pieters van den Houten
February 2 - Abraham van den Houte
September - Janez Vajkard Valvasor
, Slovenian nobleman and polymath.To my Homepage