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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events February 24 - King Christian of Denmark gives an order that all beggars that are able to work must be sent to Brinholmen Island to build ships or as galley rowers March 26 - Utrecht University founded in The Netherlands. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... Events January 4 - Charles I attempts to arrest five leading members of the Long Parliament, but they escape. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends November 5, 1605 - The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s - 1610s - 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s Years: 1610 1611 1612 1613 1614 1615 1616 1617 1618 1619 Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s - 1620s - 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s Years: 1620 1621 1622 1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ... Events and Trends Thirty Years War in full swing in Europe September 8, 1636 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s - 1640s - 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s Years: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649 Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s - 1650s - 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s Years: 1650 1651 1652 1653 1654 1655 1656 1657 1658 1659 Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s - 1660s - 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s Years: 1660 1661 1662 1663 1664 1665 1666 1667 1668 1669 Events and Trends Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary in 1660 and ends it, due to failing eyesight in 1669. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1639 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed See also: 1638 in science, other events of 1639, 1640 in science, list of years in science. ... 1638 state leaders - Events of 1639 - 1640 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1639 List of international organization leaders in 1639 List of colonial governors in 1639 Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Chongzhen, Emperor of China (1627-1644) Japan - Monarch - Meisho, Emperor of Japan... (Redirected from 1639 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

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January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Other U.S. States Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell (R) Official languages English Area 14,371 km² (48th)  - Land 12,559 km²  - Water 1,809 km² (12. ... The Fundamental Orders were adopted by the Connecticut council on January 14, 1639. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... Statue of John Harvard in Harvard University yard. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jeremiah Horrocks (c. ... The 2004 transit of Venus A transit of Venus across the Sun takes place when the planet Venus passes directly between the Sun and the Earth, obscuring a small portion of the Suns disc. ... Charles I (19 November 1600–30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625, until his death. ... The Bishops Wars, a series of armed encounters and defiances between England and Scotland in 1639 and 1640, were part of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Scottish Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... The Casiquiare is a distributary of the upper Orinoco, which flows southward into the Rio Negro. ... Length 6,296 km Elevation of the source 5,597 m Average discharge 219,000 m³/s Area watershed 6,915,000 km² Origin  Nevado Mismi Mouth  Atlantic Ocean Basin countries Brazil (62. ... This page is about the Orinoco River, for the Aphra Behn novel see Oroonoko With a length of 2140 km, the Orinoco is one of the largest rivers of South America. ... The printing press is a mechanical device for printing many copies of a text on rectangular sheets of paper. ... World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west... City Hall - Cambridge MA Cambridge is a city in the Greater Boston area of Massachusetts, United States. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The Ural Mountains, (Russian: Ура́льские го́ры = Ура́л) also known simply as the Urals, are a mountain range that run roughly north and south through western Russia. ... For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). ... Okhotsk (Охо́тск) is a townlet and seaport at the mouth of the Okhota River on the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia. ... Montreal or Montréal1 (pronounced in Canadian English, in standard French, and in Quebecois French) is the second largest city in Canada. ...

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February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Daniel Georg Morhof (February 6, 1639 - July 30, 1691), was a German writer and scholar. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender October 3 - Treaty of Limerick which guaranteed civil rights to catholics was signed. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Hans Herr (September 17, 1639 – October 11, 1725) was born in Zürich, Switzerland. ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... William Russell, later Lord Russell (September 29, 1639 - 1683), was an English politician. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jean Racine (December 22, 1639 - April 21, 1699) was a French dramatist, one of the big three of 17th century France (along with Molière and Corneille). ... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ... Yair Chayim Bacharach (1639—1702), German rabbi, was the author of Havvot Yair (a collection of Responsa) and other works. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ...

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