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History From 1600 AD Through 1699 AD

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A Sampler of Events That Made History Between 1600 AD and 1699 AD

1616 - Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver
1607 - Claudio Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo," premieres in Mantua
1623 - Duke Maximilian I of Bavaria becomes monarch of Palts
1697 - Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
1619 - Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague
1666 - France declares war on England and Munster
1618 - Francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor
1649 - Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice
1648 - Cornerstone of Amsterdam townhall laid
1663 - Great earthquake in New England

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