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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... 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. ... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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. ... Events and Trends Newton and Leibniz independently discover calculus. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s - 1680s - 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s Years: 1680 1681 1682 1683 1684 1685 1686 1687 1688 1689 Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ... Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ... Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... Events and Trends Manufacture of the earliest surviving pianos. ... 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 1690 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1689 state leaders - Events of 1690 - 1691 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1690 List of international organization leaders in 1690 List of colonial governors in 1690 Asia China (Qing Dynasty) - Kangxi, Emperor of China (1662-1722) Japan - Monarch - Higashiyama, Emperor of Japan... See also: 1689 in literature, other events of 1690, 1691 in literature, list of years in literature. ...


Giovanni Domenico (Jean-Dominique) Cassini Giovanni Domenico Cassini (June 8, 1625 - September 14, 1712) was an Italian-French astronomer and engineer. ... Differential rotation is seen if parts of a rotating object move with different angular velocity. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 70 kPa Hydrogen ~86% Helium ~14% Methane 0. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Joseph I. Joseph I (July 26, 1678 – April 17, 1711), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary and Bohemia, Archduke of Austria, was the elder son of the emperor Leopold I and his third wife, Eleanora, Countess Palatine, daughter of Philip William of Neuburg, Elector Palatine. ... Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I Habsburg (June 9, 1640 – May 5, 1705), Holy Roman emperor, was the second son of the emperor Ferdinand III and his first wife Maria Anna, daughter of Philip III of Spain. ... The title King of the Romans (Latin: Rex Romanorum) — not to be confused with the early, partially mythical Kings of Rome — was carried by Holy Roman Emperors after they had been confirmed as Emperor, but before they had undergone the ceremony of coronation by the Pope. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... A bass clarinet, which sounds an octave lower than the more common Bâ™­ soprano clarinet. ... Nuremberg coat of arms Location of Nuremberg Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... King James VII and II ( 14 October 1633–16 September 1701 ) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 6 February 1685. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... William III King of England, Scotland and Ireland, Stadtholder of the Netherlands The Battle of the Boyne was a turning point in the Williamite war in Ireland between the deposed King James II of England and VII of Scotland and his son-in-law and successor, William, for the English... A planet in common parlance is a large object in orbit around a star that is not a star itself. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 120 kPa Hydrogen 83% Helium 15% Methane 1. ... John Flamsteed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Pleiades star cluster A star is any massive gaseous body in outer space. ... Taurus (♉) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its name is Latin for Bull. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney (R) Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... The Puritans were members of a groups of Protestants seeking further reforms or even separation from the established church during the Reformation. ... Sir William Phips (or Phipps) (February 2, 1651 or 1650 – February 18, 1694 or 1695), colonial governor of Massachusetts, was born at Woolwich, Maine, near the mouth of the Kennebec River. ... Beginning in 1963, a terrorist group that became known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices and at least two murders by FLQ gunfire and three violent deaths by bombings. ...


January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nicolas Lancret (January 22, 1690 - September 14, 1743), French painter, was born in Paris, and became a brilliant depicter of light comedy which reflected the tastes and manners of French society under the regent Orleans. ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Francesco Maria Veracini. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Richard Rawlinson (February 3, 1690 - April 6, 1755) was an English clergyman and antiquary. ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Christian Goldbach (March 18, 1690 - November 20, 1764), was a Prussian mathematician, who was born in Königsberg, Prussia, as son of a pastor. ... 1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville (April 22, 1690 - January 22, 1763), English statesman, commonly known by his earlier title as Lord Carteret, was the son of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret (1667 - 1695), by his marriage with Grace Granville (September 3, 1654 - October 18, 1744), daughter of Sir John Granville... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Peter Dens (12 September 1690 - 15 February 1775) was a Belgian Roman Catholic theologian He was born at Boom near Antwerp. ... 1775 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... Martin Folkes (October 29, 1690 - 1754), English antiquary, was born in London. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Theodore Pachelbel (November 24, 1690 – buried September 15, 1750) was a German composer, organist and harpsichordist of the late Baroque era. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex to... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst (November 29, 1690 - March 16, 1747) married, on November 8, 1727, Johanna Elisabeth von Schleswig_Holstein_Gottorp (October 24, 1712 - May 30, 1760). ... H.I.M. Ekaterina II Aleksejevna the Great, Empress and Autocrat of all the Russias Catherine II (Екатерина II Алексеевна: Yekaterína II Alekséyevna, April 21, 1729 - November 6, 1796 (O.S.)), born Sophie Augusta Fredericka, known as Catherine the Great, reigned as empress of Russia from June 28, 1762, to... // Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (December 1, 1690 - March 6, 1764), English Lord Chancellor, son of Philip Yorke, an attorney, was born at Dover. ... The Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, or Lord Chancellor and in former times Chancellor of England, is one of the most senior and important functionaries in the government of the United Kingdom. ... 1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


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John Locke Manuscripts -- Chronological Listing: 1690 (337 words)
The paper remained in the Clarke family, was sold with other Clarke papers at Sotheby’s in 1922, was seen by Laslett in the 1940s, was again offered by Sotheby’s on 29 June 1982, and was finally acquired by the Bodleian.
From a reference to the revolution as “a year since,” the paper must date after November 1689; because the question of allegiance was hotly debated in parliament during April 1690, Farr and Roberts suggest it may have been written then and sent to Clarke for his use in those debates.
On William Sherlock’s The case of allegiance … [late 1690 or early 1691]
The First Printed Currency - 1690 (952 words)
In 1690 the legislature found itself faced with an immediate need to pay expenses relating to a military action against Canada during King William's War.
Instead, on December 10, 1690 the Massachusetts General Court authorized the issuing of £7,000 in public paper currency.
Further legislation on May 21, 1691 limited the size of both emissions (December 1690 and February 1691) to an aggregate total of £40,000.
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