Historical Events in 1670

  • Feb 4 Battle of Sinhagad, Shivaji commander Tanaji Malusare recaptures fort of Sinhagad from the Mugals, scaling the walls with help of pet monitor lizard
  • Feb 14 Roman Catholic Emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
  • Feb 17 France and Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
  • Feb 27 Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I
  • Apr 29 Clemens X [Emilio Bonaventura Altieri] elected Pope

Hudson's Bay Company Incorporated

May 2 King Charles II gives royal charter to the Hudson's Bay Company

  • Jun 1 English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty
  • Jul 25 Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna
  • Jul 25 Don Juan Domingo Zuniga y Fonseca becomes governor-general of Southern Netherlands

Appointment of Interest

Sep 18 French bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet appointed tutor to the dauphin, son of Louis XIV

  • Oct 1 -4] Battle at Simbirsk a/d Wolga: Russian army beats Boers
  • Nov 28 Pierre Corneille's "Tite et Berenice" premieres in Paris
  • Dec 31 France & England sign Boyne-treaty