Year 1670 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Historical Figures Born in 1670

  • Jan 24 William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)
  • Feb 10 Norbert van Flowers [Cephalus], Flemish painter
  • Feb 10 William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)
  • Feb 28 Benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737)
  • May 8 Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (d. 1726)

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Historical Figures Who Died in 1670

  • Jan 3 George Monck, English general, dies at 61
  • Jan 21 Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80
  • Jan 25 Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)
  • Feb 9 Frederick III, King of Denmark and Norway (1648-70), dies at 60
  • Mar 10 Johann Rudolf Glauber, German chemist (b. 1604)

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