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1690French King Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland

1690 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 6
Joseph I, later Holy Roman Emperor and son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans. 
Jan 14
Clarinet invented, in Nurnberg, Germany 
Jan 22
Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French 
Feb 3
1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass) 
Feb 8
French & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire 
Feb 8
Lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal 
Mar 16
French King Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland 
May 11
English troops of W Phips conquer Port Royal, Nova Scotia 
May 20
England passes Act of Grace, forgiving followers of James II 
Jun 8
Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai. 
Jun 11
English king William III departs to Ireland 
Jun 24
King William III's army lands at Carrickfergus Ireland [OS=June 14] 
Jun 30
Battle of Beachy Head: French under Tourville beat Dutch/English fleet 
Jul 1
Battle of Colors: French beats Spanish/Dutch army 
Jul 1
Army of Protestant King William III defeats deposed Roman Catholic King James II in Battle of Boyne in Ireland 
Jul 10
Battle of Beachy Head - French fleet defeat Anglo-Dutch fleet under Cornelis Evertsen 
Jul 11
Battle of Drogheda Boyne (William III beat deposed James II) 
Jul 12
Battle of Boyne in Ireland, Protestant King William III defeats English Catholic King James II 
Aug 1
Battle at Staffarda: French army beats Victor Amadeus of Savoy 
Aug 24
Job Charnock founds Calcutta India 
Sep 6
King Wiliam III escapes back to England 
Sep 25
Publick Occurrences, first newspaper in the American colonies (Boston), publishes first & last edition 
Oct 7
English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade 
Oct 8
Turkish troops occupy Belgrade 
Oct 23
Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking 
Dec 10
Mass Bay becomes 1st American colonial goverment to borrow money 
Dec 23
English astronomer John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered 
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