March 26 - Utrecht University founded.
September 8 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay
Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas.
The first American ancestor of John Adams emigrates to Massachusetts.
Dedham, Massachusetts is incorporated.
First performance of Pierre Corneille's play, Le Cid.
Manchurian Later Jin dynasty was renamed to Qing Dynasty.Births
Father Jacques Marquette
, French missionary and explorer.Baptized
September 9 - Rochus den Breen
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