1674

Year 1674 (MDCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1674

January - June


* February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. A provision of the agreement transfers the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam to England, which renames it New York.
* May 21 - John III Sobieski is elected by the nobility as King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (to 1696).
* June 6 - Shivaji is crowned as Chatrapati Shivaji at Raigad Fort in India.

July - December


* August 11 - Battle of Seneffe: The French army under Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé defeats the Dutch-Spanish-Austrian army under William III of Orange.
* November 10 - Anglo-Dutch War: As provided in the Treaty of Westminster of 19 February, Netherlands cedes New Netherlands to England.
* December 4 - Father Jacques Marquette founds a mission on the shores of Lake Michigan to minister to the Illinois people (the mission would later grow into the city of Chicago).

Other events


* The Duke of York (later James II) becomes increasingly unpopular in England because of his Catholicism; agitation heightens throughout the country with a petition to exclude him from the succession.
* The Honourable East India Company arranges a trading treaty with the Maratha Empire that has recently been founded by Shivaji Bhonsle in central India.

Births


* January 15 - Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (d. 1762)
* January 24 - Thomas Tanner, English bishop and antiquarian (d. 1735)
* March - Jethro Tull, English agriculturist (d. 1741)
* July 12 - Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (d. 1765)
* July 17 - Isaac Watts, English hymnist (d. 1748)
* August 2 - Philip II, Duke of Orléans, regent of France (d. 1723)
* August 9 - František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)
* December 25 - Thomas Halyburton, Scottish theologian (d. 1712)
* Ki-Khosrow, Persian Governor of Kandahar (d. 1711)

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Deaths


* January 12 - Giacomo Carissimi Italian composer (b. 1605)
* February 22 - Jean Chapelain, French writer (b. 1595)
* February 24 - Matthias Weckmann, German composer (b. 1616)
* March 8 - Charles Sorel, sieur de Souvigny, French writer (b. 1597)
* June 14 - Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French writer (b. 1600)
* July 2 - Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1614)
* August 12 - Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (b. 1602)
* October - Robert Herrick, English poet (b. 1591)
* October 10 - Thomas Traherne, English poet (b. c. 1637)
* October 22 - Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter (b. 1621)
* October 27 - Hallgrímur Pétursson, Icelandic poet (b. 1614)
* November 8 - John Milton, English Puritan poet noted for "Paradise Lost" and other works including "Lycidas"; "On His Blindness"; "L’Allegro"; "On The Late Massacre In Piedmont"; "Paradise Regained" (b. 1608)
* December 9 - Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, English statesman and historian (b. 1609)

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