1677 in History – What happened in year 1677

In history, year 1677 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1677.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1677:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
29 mayTreaty of Middle Plantation established peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Natives. The treaty designated those that signed as “tributary tribe(s),” meaning they were guaranteed their homeland territories, hunting and fishing rights, the right to keep and bear arms, and other colonial protections so long as they maintained obedience and subjugation to the English Empire.
21 SeptemberJohn and Nichols van der Heiden of the Netherlands obtained a patent for the fire extinguisher.
20 FebruaryFrance defeated the Spanish army at Hetty and French imperialism began on the region.


Famous birthdays in the year 1677:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 February Jan Santini Aichel / Architect / Czech Republic
04 February Johann Ludwig Bach / Violinist / Germany
17 SeptemberStephen Hales / Chemist / United Kingdom
18 JuneAntonio Maria Bononcini / Composer / Italy
26 February Nicola Fago / Composer / Italy
27 SeptemberGiovanni Carlo Maria Clari / Violinist / Italy
27 AugustOtto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun / General / Austria

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