||1759 - The French
abandoned Crown Point
||1675 - Battle with
Indians at Brookfield, Massachusetts
||1715 - Call issued for
enlistment of troops to garrison the Fort at Brunswick, Me.
||1735 - Trial of Zenger,
the editor, for libel against the Government of New York.
Defended by Andrew Hamilton.
||1620 - The Pilgrims first
sailed from Southhampton, England.
||1629 - The Salem
Colonists ordained their own minister, the first lay ordination, and
published their covenant.
||1679 - The ship Griffin
sailed from Niagara River to the Upper Lakes.
||1757 - Surrender of Fort
William Henry to Montcalm.
||1690 - General Phips's
expedition against Quebec sailed from Nantasket.
||1766 - British soldiers
cut down the Liberty Pole on the Common of New York.
||1762 - Havana capitulated
to the English forces.
||1676 - Death of King
Philip, the Indian Chief.
||1730 - Governor
Montgomerie gave a warrant to the Attorney-General to prepare a new
Charter for New York.
||1621 - An expedition
against the hostile Indians was undertaken by Captain Standish.
||1696 - Fort Peraquid,
Me., was captured and destroyed by the French and Indians.
||1607 - The Popham
Colonists entered the Kenebec River in Main in the Mary and John
and the Gift of God.
||1673 - New York changed
to New Orange on Temporary restoration of Dutch government.
||1587 - Birth of Virginia
Dare, daughter of Ananias Dare and Eleanor White, the daughter of
the the Governor of Roanoke.
||1692 - Five persons were
hanged for witchcraft at Salem, Rev. George Burroughs among them.
||1752 - Rev. Dr. James
MacSparran wrote a letter to Col. Henry Cary on "America
||1770 - Statue of George
III was erected in the Bowling Green, New York.
||1711 - The fleet under
Admiral Walker on its way to Quebec ran aground, and the expedition
against Canada was abandoned.
||1756 - The first stone of
King's College, Columbia University, was laid.
||1678 - H. H. Obe was
appointed the Drummer for New York City.
||1675 - Fight with Indians
at Sugar-Loaf Hill, Massachusetts.
||1629 - John Winthrop,
Thomas Dudley, and others at Cambridge, England, covenanted to go to
New England, covenanted to go to New England, if a Patent could be
||1664 - New Amsterdam was
surrendered to the English by the Dutch, and became New York.
||1619 - About this date
twenty Negro slaves were brought in a Dutch man-of-war to the
||1692 - Governor Benjamin
Fletcher arrived at New York.
||1675 - The Christian
Indian forces were disbanded by order of the Massachusetts Council.
||1764 - Colonel Gladwin
was relieved of his command at Fort Detroit, the French having been
entirely dispossessed of this part of the country.