1690 to 1699
jul 01 - William defeats James II at river Boyne.
jul 04 - James II departs for France.
aug 09 - Unsuccessful siege at Limerick by Williamite forces
aug - A fleet of thirty-four ships leave Boston city to attack Quebec.
jul 12 - Jacobites defeated at Battle of Aughrim
aug 25 - Siege of Limerick [u.sep 24]
oct 03 - Truce allowing the signing of the Treaty of Limerick, which guaranteed Catholic
rights of worship and free passage of Jacobite soldiers to France.
dec - ||
First of the penal laws passed, Catholics excluded from parliament and public office by means of oath of supremacy.
x - Innocent XII + becomes
[re.List of Popes]
x - Salem witch trials.
x - || Williamites begin confiscation of
land from those who supported James. [u.1703]
x - Ivan V and Peter of Russia become the real rulers of Russia after their mother's death.
x - ||
Death of Mary II.
x - Voltaire is born.
x - |Status| England has 100 paper mills.
x - ||
Ivan V + dies leaving
Peter + as sole tsar.
x - Augustus II is elected leader of Poland.
x - Denis Papin, a professor of mathematics, builds two submarines ?+.
x - King William's War ends.
x - Public library opens in Charleston, S.C.