||1689 - Leisler's
Revolution in New York began. Protest against King James's
||1692 - The Court of
Salem, Mass., began its fateful trials for witchcraft
||1621 - Date of the
Charter of the West India Company granted by the States-General.
||1647 - Date of the New
Haven Compact between Governor Eaton and Rev. John Davenport.
||1747 - Inoculation for
smallpox was prohibited by Governor Clinton of New York.
||1625 - Sarah Rapelje was
born at Albany, the first white child born in New Netherlands.
||1629 - Charters were
first granted to Patroons in New Netherlands.
||1709 - Paper money was
first authorized by law in New York.
||1732 - A Charter was
granted to Georgia as a separate Colony.
||1607 - Capt. John Smith
was sworn in as a member of the Jamestown Council.
||1610 - The first Dutch
emigrants landed at New Netherlands.
||1630 - John Winthrop and
others of the Massachusetts Bay Colony arrived at Salem.
||1764 - Sandy Hook
Lighthouse was lighted for the first time.
||1739 - Date of original
agreement to elect Town officers at New Haven.
||1607 - The Fort at James
town was finished.
||1701 - Date of Charter of
the "Society for Porpagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts",
especially New England and New York. (Founded June 23d.
Organized June 27th)
||1745 - Capture of
Louisburg, Cape Breton, by the Colonial army and British fleet.
||1621 - Two of the Pilgrim
Colonists, servants of Mr. Hopkins, fought a duel with swords.
||1619 - The first General
Assembly of Burgesses met in Virginia.
||1632 - Date of Charter
granted to Maryland.
||1607 - First service and
Communion held at James town by the Rev. Rob. Hunt.
||1673 - Marquette and
Joliet, the first white men in Ohio, made peace with the Illinois
||1648 - Fire Wardens were
first appointed in New Amsterdam.
||1675 - King Philip's War
began at Swansea, Massachusetts.
||1711 - The English fleet,
for the conquest of Canada, arrived in Boston harbour.
||1637 - The ships Hector
and Martin arrived at Boston with Colonists.
||1704 - Act passed in New
York granting privilege and powers to the Church of England in New
||1670 - Governor Lovelace
guaranteed the salary of an orthodox Dutch minister at New York.
||1759 - Gen. Robert
Monkton occupied Point Levi, opposite Quebec.
||1763 - the fort at
Detroit received reinforcements, during its seige, under Major