Historical Events for Year 1630

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Jan 13th - Letters Patent issued to Plymouth Colony
Feb 14th - Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco, Brazil
Feb 22nd - Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving
Mar 22nd - 1st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)
Mar 23rd - French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont
May 17th - Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface
May 29th - John Winthrop begins "History of New England"
Jun 25th - Fork introduced to American dining by Gov Winthrop
Jun 26th - Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf lands at Peenemunde
Jul 3rd - Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament
Jul 6th - Swedish troops under Gustaf II Adolf land at Peenemunde
Jul 12th - New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island
Jul 18th - Spanish troops occupy Mantua
Aug 13th - Ferdinand II dismisses supreme commander Albrecht von Wallenstein
Sep 7th - The city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded.
Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony John WinthropFounder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony John Winthrop Sep 16th - Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston
Oct 19th - In Boston the 1st general court is held
Nov 5th - Spain & England sign peace treaty
Nov 10th - Failed palace revolution in France against Richelieu
Nov 30th - 16,000 inhabitants of Venice died this month of plague

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