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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1687 AD

April

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

July

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

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

September

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

October 11: Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty

November

November 10: Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor

December

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