Events in History in 1671

Pirate Attack

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

  • Jan 28 Welsh pirate Henry Morgan captures Panama City from its Spanish defenders
  • Apr 14 Cossacks capture Russian peasant leader Stenka Razin

Historic Event

Apr 22 King Charles II sits in on English parliament

  • 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

Treaty of Interest

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

  • Nov 11 Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine