Historical Events for Year 1687
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Mar 19th - Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
Apr 4th - King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
Jul 2nd - King James II disbands English parliament
Jul 5th - Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
Jul 6th - Newton publishes "Principia"
Aug 12th - Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
Aug 12th - Battle of Mohacs: Ottoman invaders of Hungary routed by forces of Holy Roman Emperor under Charles of Lorraine
Sep 26th - Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon damaged in war between Turks & Venetians
Sep 26th - The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange's invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.
Sep 28th - Venetians take Athens from the Turks
Oct 11th - Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
Nov 10th - Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
Dec 31st - 1st Huguenots depart France to Cape of Good Hope