On This Day

Historical Events in 1671

<b>Pirate</b> AttackPirate Attack

Jan 27 Welsh pirate Henry Morgan lands at the gates of Panama City

Pirate Henry Morgan
Henry Morgan
  • Apr 14 Cossacks capture Russian peasant leader Stenka Razin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 22 King Charles II sits in on English parliament

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Apr 30 Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.
  • May 9 Colonel Thomas Blood attempts to steal Crown Jewels of England and Scotland from the Tower of London, captured running from the tower with the jewels
  • Oct 25 Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Nov 1 French King Louis XIV & RC German emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • Nov 11 Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine