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Year of the Fire Dog丙戌( at the beginning of the year Wood Rooster乙酉)
Syria: 1957/58 ( the year in October )
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- 3.2 Exact date of birth unknown
Politics and World Affairs
Thirty Years' War
- Cossacks under Vasily Poyarkov penetrate to the mouth of the Amur and thus bring large parts of Siberia under the dominion of the Russian Tsar.
- Peter Stuyvesant was appointed Director General of New Netherland and puts on 28 July from his oath of office. He then makes his way into the colony.
- The Second English Powhatankrieg ends with the complete defeat and almost total destruction of the Powhatan to the English settlers of the colony of Jamestown, Virginia. The Treaty provides for a strict boundary between the two peoples, which may be exceeded only with special permission.
- Rembrandt van Rijn made the painting winter landscape.
- The Gressenicher mill in Eschweiler is mentioned for the first time on a map of the imperial abbey Kornelimünster.
- Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, married on 7 December in The Hague, the eldest daughter of the governor Frederick Henry of Orange, Louise Henriette of Orange.
- The report drawn up by order of the Long Parliament Westminster Confession is adopted as part of the Westminster standards of the Westminster Synod.
Historic maps and views
- FEBRUARY 4: Hans Assmann Freiherr von Abschatz, German Baroque poet († 1699)
- April 1: Hermann Otto II of Limburg- Styrum, Imperial Field Marshal († 1704)
- April 15: Christian V, King of Denmark and Norway from 1670 to 1699 († 1699)
- APRIL 16: Jules Hardouin -Mansart, French architect († 1708)
- June 22: Maria Francisca Elisabeth of Savoy, Queen of Portugal ( † 1683)
- JUNE 25: Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia, Italian philosopher and scholar, first woman to receive a doctorate († 1684)
- 8 August: The Eleonore Charlotte of Saxe- Lauenburg, Duchess of Schleswig -Holstein -Sonderburg († 1709)
- August 8: Godfrey Kneller, court painter to several British monarchs († 1723)
- August 12: Louise Elisabeth of Courland, Landgrave of Hesse- Homburg ( † 1690)
- AUGUST 19: John Flamsteed, English astronomer († 1719)
Exact date of birth unknown
- Joachim von Ahlefeldt, holstein - gottorfischer - Danish statesman and monastery provost of the monastery Preetz († 1717)
- Juan de Araujo, Peruvian composer († 1717)
- Andreas Faistenberger, South German painter and sculptor († 1735)
- Ragnheiður Jónsdóttir, Icelandic designer of embroidery designs († 1715 )
- Glikl bas Judah body, German clerk, also known as Glückel of Hamelin († 1724)
- January 6: Elias Holl, German architect of the early Baroque (* 1573)
- MARCH 11: Stanisław Koniecpolski, Polish nobility member, statesman and the highest military leader of the Polish -Lithuanian Union ( * 1590/1594 )
- APRIL 27: Konrad Bachmann, German literary scholar, historian and librarian (* 1572)
- MAY 11: Yagyū Munenori, Japanese sword master and author (* 1571)