Historical Events for Year 1636
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Mar 26th - University of Utrecht opening ceremony
Apr 29th - Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans
Jul 4th - City of Providence, Rhode Island form
Aug 4th - Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil
Aug 14th - Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens
Aug 18th - The Covenant of the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts is first signed.
Oct 4th - Battle at Wittstock, Brandenburg: Sweden beat Ferdinand III
Oct 4th - In Massachusetts the Plymouth Colony's 1st law drafted
Oct 28th - Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) founded
Nov 17th - Henrique Dias, Brazilian general, wins a decisive battle against the Dutch in Brazil
Dec 13th - The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard.