1676 in History
January 29 Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia
February 10 Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass
February 17 Kings Charles II and Louis XIV sign secret treaty
April 18 Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
April 22 Battle of Etna - Netherlands/Spain vs France, M de Ruyter fatally wounded
May 10 Bacon's Rebellion, frontiersmen vs Virginia government begins
June 2 Battle at Palermo: French beats Dutch/Spanish fleet
June 11 Battle at land: Danish and Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
July 29 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians
August 3 Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"
August 12 1st war between American colonists and Indians ends in New England
September 19 Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Virginia on fire
September 21 Benedetto Odescalchi elected as Pope Innocent XI
October 27 Poland and Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
November 3 Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Koprulu as Turkish grand vizier
November 6 King Carlos II of Spain becomes of age (at 15)
November 16 1st colonial prision organized, Nantucket Mass
December 3 Battle at Lund: Sweden beats Denen