January 24 - King Charles II
of England disbands Parliament.
August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier
Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first
ship to sail the upper Great Lakes.
Battle of Bothwell Bridge.
Habeas Corpus Act passed in England.
European explorers discover Niagara Falls.Births
April 2 - Agnietje Bastert
October 16 - Jan Dismas Zelenka
, Bohemian composer.Firmin Abauzit
- French scientist.Deaths
April 29 - Maria Duijme
May 14 - Agnietje Bastert
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