||1690 - The New England
and New York Colonies resolved to attempt the conquest of Canada.
||1746 - Engagement in the
Gulf of Mexico between Capt. Seymour in the Snow Dragon and
Capt. Jefferis in the Greyhound and a Spanish ship of war.
||1717 - Brunswick, Maine,
was set off as a township.
||1626 - Peter Minuit
became third Colonial Governor of New Netherlands.
||1755 - Philip Schuyler
received a Captain's commission from Gov. De Lancy.
||1697 - The Charter of
Trinity Church, New York, was signed by William III.
||1725 - Battle with
Indians at Fryeburg, Maine.
||1763 - Pontiac and other
chiefs held a Council with Major Henry Gladwin at the Fort in
||1640 - An ordinance was
passed by New Amsterdam for the protection of the Indian cornfields.
||1676 - An
"Epidemical cold" prevailed in New England, so that the
military forces were disbanded for a season of recovery, by order of
||1741 - Executions in
Connection with the Negro Plot in New York began.
||1678 - The King of France
granted a monopoly of trade on the Mississippi to La Salle.
||1607 - Arrival of the
London Company Colonists with Capt. Christopher Newport in the James
||1607 - The London Company
Colonists landed, and established Jamestown.
||1760 - The French
Shipping in Quebec harbour was destroyed by the Colonial forces.
||1691 - Leisler and
Milborne were hanged in New York for reputed treason.
||1760 - Siege of Quebec
raised by the French, and England left in possession of all Canada.
||1731 - The boundary line
between New York and Massachusetts was settled.
||1676 - The "Falls
Fight" under Captain Turner.
||1690 - Destruction of
Falmouth, now Portland, Me., by French and Indians.
||1607 - Capt. John Smith
and his companions started to discover the head of the James River.
||1637 - The Hartford
troops under Captain Mason persuaded the Mohegan Indians under Uncas
to join them against the Pequods.
||1773 - Battle of Sag
Harbour, Long Island.
||1607 - Captain Smith's
company erected a cross on the islet near the Falls of the "Powhatton"
River and changed its name to "James."
||1637 - Capt. John Mason
arrived at the fort of Sassacus, chief of the Pequods.
||1637 - Defeat and rout of
the Pequod Indians under Sassacus, by Capt. John Mason and Uncas.
||1754 - Date of a Poster
of the New Theatre in Water Street, Philadelphia.
||1690 - Capture of Fort
Loyal, at Portand, Me., by the French and Indians.
||1645 - Some of the Indian
sachems agreed to a treaty of peace with the Dutch of New Amsterdam.
||1685 - Date of Wm. Penn's
great treaty with the Indians for a large portion of Pennsylvania.
||1754 - Washington
succeeded Col. Joshua Fry as colonel in command of the Ohio