Historical Events for Year 1695
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Jan 13th - Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland
Jan 27th - Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his death in 1703.
Apr 30th - William Congreve's "Love for Love," premieres in London
May 12th - English king Willem III departs to Netherlands
Aug 4th - French garrison of surrenders to Willem III
Aug 11th - English & Dutch fleet capture Dunkerk
Aug 13th - -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels
Sep 1st - Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names
Sep 4th - French garrison of castle Names surrenders for Willem III
Sep 12th - NY Jews petition governor Dongan for religious liberties
Oct 10th - King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
Nov 20th - Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil and ex-slave, is executed.
Dec 31st - A window tax is imposed in England, causing many shopkeepers to brick up their windows to avoid the tax.