February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn
to English colonists.
July 6 - Swedish troops under Gustavus Adolphus
land in Germany.
July 8 - The Massachusetts Bay Colony celebrates its first Thanksgiving Day
September 17 - The city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded.Johann Heinrich Alsted
's Encyclopaedia is published.
The first account of the Childes Tomb story is published.
Paramaribo, Suriname is first settled by the British.Births
, Baroque painter and printmaker.
May 29 - Charles II
, future king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
October 14 - Sophia
of Hanover, later heir to the throne of Great Britain.Deaths
December 27 - Johannes Kepler
, German astronomer.Thijsje Pauwelsdr
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