Historical Events for Year 1676
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Jan 29th - Feodor III succeeds his father and becomes Tsar of Russia.
Feb 10th - Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass
Apr 18th - Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
Apr 22nd - Battle of Etna - Neth/Spain vs France, M de Ruyter fatally wounded
May 10th - Bacon's Rebellion begins, frontiersmen vs Virginia government
Jun 1st - Battle of Öland - a naval battle between allied Danish-Dutch and Swedish fleets in the Baltic Sea, part of the Scanian War (1675–79) for supremacy over the southern Baltic. Allied victory, two Swedish commanders killed.
Jun 2nd - Battle at Palermo: French beats Dutch/Spanish fleet
Jun 11th - Battle at Öland: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
Jul 29th - Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians
Aug 3rd - Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"
Aug 12th - 1st war between American colonists & Indians ends in New England
Sep 19th - Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Va on fire
Sep 21st - Benedetto Odescalchi elected as Pope Innocent XI
Oct 27th - Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
Nov 3rd - Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Kiprulu as Turkish grand vizier
Nov 6th - King Carlos II of Spain comes of age (at 15)
Nov 16th - 1st colonial prison organized, Nantucket Mass
Dec 3rd - Battle of Lund (Scanian War): Swedish army of 8,000 defeats much larger joint Danish/Dutch force of 13,000
Dec 4th - Battle of Lund: A Danish army under the command of King Christian V of Denmark engages the Swedish army commanded by Field Marshal Simon Grundel-Helmfelt.