1677 in History
January 21 1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston
February 15 King Charles II reports anti-French covenant with Netherlands
February 16 Earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower
March 13 Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000
April 11 Battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III
April 22 Battle at Catania: between French and Dutch fleet
April 26 Emperor Leopold I forms University of Innsbruck
September 21 John and Nicolaas van der Heyden patents fire extinguisher
November 14 Prince Willem III Henry marries English princess Mary Stuart
November 16 French troops occupy Freiburg
December 12 Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin