Events in History in 1684

  • Mar 5 Emperor Leopold I, Poland & Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz
  • Apr 25 Patent granted for thimble

Event of Interest

Jun 21 King Charles II revokes Massachusetts Bay Colony charter

  • Aug 15 Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France
  • Oct 23 Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted

Event of Interest

Dec 10 Isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmond Halley