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Year of The Water Dog壬戌( at the beginning of the year metal cock辛酉)
Syria: 1993 /94 ( the year in October )
- 3.1 First half of
- 3.2 Second half of
- 3.3 More death unknown
Politics and World Affairs
- The French court under King Louis XIV moved from Paris in the rebuilt Palace of Versailles has to offer. The Courtly absolutism reached its peak so in France.
More Events in Europe
- Lörrach receives city rights by Friedrich Magnus VII of Baden-Durlach.
- APRIL 7: French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle reached the first European to the mouth of the Mississippi River. He takes on 9 April solemn of all areas along the Mississippi River for the French crown possessions and called the territory in honor of King Louis XIV " La Louisiane " (Louisiana, now a state in the U.S. ).
- Troops of the Manchu Qing Dynasty conquer Taiwan by loyalists of the Chinese Ming Dynasty.
- March 7: The Brandenburg Elector Friedrich Wilhelm announced the edict because Octroyierung righted the trade Compagnie on which coast of Guinea the creation of the Compagnie trade on which coast of Guinea, which also forms the first German stock corporation. The company is equipped with a capital of 50,000 rix-dollars, of which 48,000 Taler be drawn and receives the Brandenburg monopoly on the trade in West Africa with pepper, ivory, gold and slaves, and the right to have their own bases for 30 years. The crew and the equipment for it, the Elector available.
Science and Technology
- The English botanist and physician Nehemiah Grew published the work The Anatomy of Plants, becoming the founder of the Phytotomie.
- The Leipzig Acta Eruditorum appear for the first time. They have become one of the most important German scientific journals.
- 1682 occurs the first mention of a typewriter, of which, however, neither the inventor nor the model are known.
- The Puritan Mary Rowlandson, English settler in New England, their published Captivity narrative about their February 10, lasting until May 2, 1675 imprisonment by the Narragansett Indians. The book is becoming one of the first best sellers of American literature. The American edition is experiencing a second edition in the same year.
- The Lamo - Dechen Monastery, an important monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism ( Vajrayana ), is founded on 3 Lamo Rinpoche Ngawang Lobsang Tenpe Gyeltshen in Rongwo area in Central Amdo.
- FEBRUARY 4: Johann Friedrich Böttger, German alchemist († 1719)
- FEBRUARY 25: Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian researchers († 1771)
- March 10: William VIII of Hesse- Kassel, Landgrave of Hesse -Kassel († 1760)
- MAY 9: John Ens, Dutch Reformed theologian († 1732)
- MAY 14: Bernhard Walther Marperger, German Lutheran theologian († 1746 )
- August 6: Louis of France, French heir to the throne († 1712)
- August 15: Annibale Albani, Cardinal of the Catholic Church († 1751 )
- Christian Ferdinand Abel (* July / August), German violinist and viola da gamba virtuoso
First half year
- January 3: Olof Verelius, Swedish language and antiquary (* 1618)
- MARCH 27: Joachim Ernst von Görzke, kurbrandenburgischer Lieutenant General (* 1611)
- April 3: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter (* 1618)
- APRIL 27: Tetsugen Doko, Japanese Buddhist monk (* 1630)
- MAY 5: Nishiyama Soin, Japanese poet (* 1605 )
- May 7: Fyodor III, Tsar of Russia from 1676 to 1682 (* 1661).
- MAY 16: Andreas Concius, German mathematician (* 1628)
- MAY 29: Benjamin Olitzsch, Electorate of Saxony Mountain official and head of an expedition Saxon miners to the East Indies (*?)