||1755 - Fort William Henry
at Lake George was ordered built.
||1685 - Date of the Deed
of Philadelphia to William Penn.
||1635 - Sir Henry Vane
landed at Boston by the ship Defiance.
||1609 - Hendrick Hudson
sailed from New Amsterdam for Holland.
||1675 - Springfield,
Mass., was sacked by the Indians.
||1669 - A seal and silver
mace were presented to New York City by the Duke of York.
||1765 - The first Congress
of American Colonies met in New York.
||1755 - The French began
the building of the fort at Ticonderoga.
||1654 - Massachusetts
troops, under Major Willard were mustered at Dedham to march against
Ninigret who had oppressed the Pequod Indians.
||1615 - A battle was
fought between Champlain and Indians in Western New York.
||1614 - The term "New
Netherlands" first used in Colonial annals.
||1665 - John Shutte was
licensed as the first English Schoolmaster at Albany.
||1655 - The Indians
demanded ransom for certain Dutch captives, which was refused.
||1644 - Birthday of
||1713 - Excise laws were
passed in New York.
||1725 - First Newspaper
published in New York.
||1666 - The French invaded
the Mohawk Valley.
||1690 - Troops were landed
at Quebec under Major Walley in expedition against Canada.
||1630 - First General
Court was held at Boston.
||1629 - John Winthrop was
chosen Governor of Mass. Bay Colony before leaving England.
||1746 -Date of Charter of
||1690 -The attack on
Quebec was abandoned by General Phips.
||1765 - The Stamps for
duty-tax arrived in New York.
||1686 - Date of Pokeepsie
||1632 - Governor Winthrop
of Massachusetts and the Boston Pastor paid a visit to Plymouth, and
spent the next Sunday with Governor Bradford and Elder Brewster.
||1761 - Governor Robert
Monckton of New York arrived.
||1682 - William Penn
landed at Newcastle, Del., on his way to Philadelphia.
||1636 - The Massachusetts
Court made an appropriate of £400 for the establishment of a School
||1682 - William Penn
arrived at Upland (Chester) Pa.
||1753 - Washington
received his first Commission from Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia.
||1687 - The Charter of
Connecticut was concealed in the Oak tree, to save it from surrender
to the Royal Governor, Andros.