Historical Events for Year 1668

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Jan 19th - King Louis XIV & Emperor Leopold I sign treaty dividing Spain
Jan 23rd - England, Netherlands & Sweden sign Triple Alliance against French
Feb 7th - Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"
Feb 13th - Treaty of Lisbon: Spain recognizes Portugal
Feb 23rd - Fire in the Hofburg in Vienna, emperor Leopold I rescued
Mar 25th - 1st horse race in America takes place
Mar 26th - England takes control of Bombay, India
Mar 27th - English king Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company
Apr 13th - John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
May 2nd - Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle/1st peace of Aachen: ends War of Devolution, French-Spanish war in The Netherlands
Jul 7th - Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge
Jul 13th - Van Marco Cesti's opera "Il Pomo d'Oro" (the Golden Apple or Tomato) premieres in Vienna
Aug 15th - Confederation of the Rhine disbands
Sep 16th - King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France
Sep 19th - Polish king John II Kazimierz resigns/goes to France
Physicist & Mathematician Isaac NewtonPhysicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton Oct 9th - Mass society storms palace of "heretics" Spanish governor Jose de Paternina
Oct 23rd - Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade
Dec 13th - Jean Racine's "Britannicus" premieres in Paris

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