stopped writing his diary.
The Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb destroys several Hindu temples and banned
the whole religion, so Hindus rebel.Antonio Stradivari
makes his first violin.
Famine in Bengal kills 3 million people.
The Hanseatic League, formed 400 years ago, holds its final meeting.Ottoman Turks
take Candia, the Venetians lose Crete.Births
: Josijne van den Houten
, Baptized: July 28, 1669 in Haamstede.Deaths
July 28 - Maria van den Houten
September 10 - Henrietta Maria, Dowager Queen of England, Scotland
and Ireland, Princess of France and Navarra.
October 4 - Rembrandt, Dutch painter.
October 14 - Marc Antonio Cesti, Italian musical composer.
Pieter Cuypers.To my Homepage