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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1687 AD


April 4: King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church


July 2: King James II disbands English parliament
July 5: Isaac Newton's 'Principia' published by Royal Society in England
July 6: Newton publishes "Principia"


August 12: Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
August 12: Ottoman invaders of Hungary routed at Battle of Mohacs


September 26: Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks and Venetians
September 28: Venetians take Athens from the Turks


October 11: Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty


November 10: Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor


December 31: 1st Huguenots depart France to Cape of Good Hope
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