1691 in History
January 18 English king Willem III travels to The Hague
February 17 Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service
April 9 French troops occupy Mons
June 12 Pope Innocent XII succeeds Alexander VIII
July 12 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
July 12 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
July 22 Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France
August 16 Yorktown Virginia founded
August 19 Battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
September 17 Colony Massachusetts Bay gets new charter
October 3 English and Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland
October 17 New royal charter for Massachusetts, now including Maine, Plymouth
December 4 Emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
December 4 Spanish king Carlos II names Maximilian II viceroy of S Netherlands