A collection of world events between 1492 and 1859, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries. Please refer to the Guide for more info, tips and Search examples...

NEScMd1524Jun27 Henry III of Nassau-Breda weds Mencia de Mendoza, 16-years old marquess
NAMvEx1542Jun27Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo in command of the Cabrillo sets out from Navidad, Mexico, with three ships to explore the California coast
FRCfFr1570Jun27Battle of Arnay-le-Duc Bourgundy: Huguenots-French government army
??????1580Jun27Duke Fernando Alvarez de Toledo’s army occupies Portugal
PAMvEx1596Jun27Cornelis de Houtman’s fleet reaches Banten, Java
NAScLc1652Jun27New Amsterdam (now New York City) passes first speed limit law in US
NA????1653Jun27Captain John Underhill seizes the unmanned Dutch fort in Hartford, Connecticut for England.
NA????1654Jun27Military expedition against New Netherland begins from Boston
NAScEd   Thomas Pell of Fairfield, Connecticut purchases land from Native Americans in an area designated as Dutch territory
EUCfNy1693Jun27Sea battle of Lagos: England and Holland lose to France
EUScGv1697Jun27Polish parliament selects monarch Augustus II as king
EUCfAc1743Jun27Battle of Dettingen: English defeat French
NACfAr1775Jun27Philip Schuyler dispatched to Ticonderoga and Crown Point
NAScGv1778Jun27Liberty Bell comes home to Philadelphia after the British leave
SACfAp1806Jun27Buenos Aires captured by British
GBScBd1829Jun27English scientist James Smithson dies, conditions of his will ultimately establish the Smithsonian Institution
NAScLc1833Jun27Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn
NAScBd1844Jun27Joseph Smith, the founder and leader of the Mormon religion, is murdered by a mob in Carthage, Illinois
NAScGw1847Jun27NY and Boston linked by telegraph wires
ASCfSk1857Jun27Surrendering British massacred in Cawnpore, India

Colonial Sense is an advocate for global consumer privacy rights, protection and security.
All material on this website © copyright 2009-19 by Colonial Sense, except where otherwise indicated.