1687 in History
April 4 King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
July 2 King James II disbands English parliament
July 5 Isaac Newton's 'Principia' published by Royal Society in England
July 6 Newton publishes "Principia"
August 12 Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
August 12 Ottoman invaders of Hungary routed at Battle of Mohacs
September 26 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks and Venetians
September 28 Venetians take Athens from the Turks
October 11 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
November 10 Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
December 31 1st Huguenots depart France to Cape of Good Hope