1681 in History
January 6 1st recorded boxing match (Duke of Albemarle's butler vs his butcher)
March 4 King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Pennsylvania
March 10 English Quaker William Penn receives charter from Charles II, making him sole proprietor of colonial American territory Pennsylvania
March 21 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
July 2 Earl of Shaftesbury arrested for high-treason
September 30 Netherlands and Sweden sign treaty
October 23 French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg
October 24 Earl of Shaftesbury accused of high treason in London
November 9 Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion