Historical Events for Year 1696

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Jan 31st - Revolt by undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)
Feb 27th - English/Welsh nobles lay down Oath of Association
Feb 29th - English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption
Mar 7th - English King William III departs Netherlands
May 31st - John Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius
Jul 18th - Tsar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River
Jul 28th - De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance
Jul 29th - Louis XIV. King of France, & Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, sign Peace of Turin, a turning point in the War of the League of Augsburg
Aug 13th - State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
Nov 21st - J Vanbrughe's "Relapse or Virtue in Danger" premieres in London
Dec 7th - Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways in the U.S. is completed to Trumbull.
Dec 19th - Jean-Francois Regnard's "Le Joueur" premieres in Paris

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