1664 in History
January 21 Count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army
March 6 King Louis XIV and Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant
March 12 1st naturalization act in American colonies
March 12 New Jersey becomes a British colony
March 24 Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island
April 6 France and Saksen sign alliance
May 14 Turkish great Koprulu attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
May 28 1st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)
June 4 Viceroy Willem Frederik conquerors Dijlerschans
June 6 New Amsterdam renamed New York City
June 15 New Jersey established
July 23 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of New York, arrive in Boston
July 31 Pierre Corneille's "Othon," premieres in Paris
August 1 Battle at St. Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Koprulu
August 10 Austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vasvar
August 29 Adriaen Pieck/Gerrit de Ferry patent wooden firespout in Amsterdam
September 8 Dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers
September 20 Maryland passes 1st anti-amalgamation law to stop intermarriage of English women and black men
September 24 Dutch Fort Orange (Albany New York) surrenders to English
December 15 English colonizing Connecticut