February 15 - Ferdinand III
becomes Holy Roman Emperor.Pierre de Fermat
makes a marginal claim to have proof of
what would become known as Fermats Last Theorem.
France places a few missionaries in the Côte d'Ivoire,
a country they would come to rule more than 200 years later.Births
:Ottoman sultan Ahmed III
April 19 - Anna den Boer
, Italian botanist.
August 6 - Ben Jonson
, English writer.To my Homepage