||1675 - Massacre at
Deerfield, Mass., in King Philips's War.
||1675 - Massacre at
Northfield, Mass., in King Philip's War.
||1755 - The name of Lake
S. Sacrament changed to Lake George.
||1774 - The first
Continental Congress met at Philadelphia.
||1755 - Colonel Ephraim
Williams slain, in the defeat of the French and Indians at Fort
Edward, New York.
||1609 - A boat's crew from
Hendrick Hudson's ship rowed up through the Narrows and discovered
||1643 - First meeting of
the New England Confederacy, at which John Winthrop was elected
Governor of New England.
||1755 - The battle of Lake
George, under Generals Johnson and Lyman.
||1650 - Andries Jansen was
appointed the Schoolmaster of New Amsterdam.
||1608 - Capt. John Smith
was elected President of the Virginia Colony.
||1737 - The Roxbury
(Mass.) ministers and elders petitioned to have the "Bay Psalm
||1759 - General Wolfe
scaled the Heights of Abraham and confronted General Montcalm.
||1759 - The battle of
Quebec, won by General Wolfe, which secured England's dominion over
||1628 - The Massachusetts
Bay Colony was established at Salem.
||1655 - The New Amsterdam
was attacked by the Indians armed with guns.
||1664 - The Burgomasters
describe the taking of New Amsterdam by the English, and the date
the official notice from "Yorck."
||1630 - Boston was so
named by the order of the Council.
||1759 - Quebec was
formally surrendered to the English forces.
||1720 - First Presbyterian
Church in New York incorporated.
||1660 - Charles ii was
proclaimed King by the Virginia Burgesses.
||1609 - Hendrick Hudson
arrived at Albany.
||1693 - The Colonial
Assembly of New York passed an act to provide for the formation of
Parished in and about the City.
||1709 - Newburgh, N. Y.,
||1664 - Fort Orange,
Albany, surrendered to the English.
||1647 - Governor
Stuyvesant granted a Charter to New Amsterdam.
||1768 - General Gage
arrived in Boston, as the last Royal Governor, with a force of
||1763 - The French at
Detroit acknowledged the English supremacy.
||1648 - The Fire Wardens
of New Amsterdam were charged to see that all chimneys were kept
||1689 - The Mayor and
Aldermen of New York City, elected by the vote of the people, held
their first meeting.
||1682 - Thomas Dongan
became Governor of New York.