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Born on Sunday March 15, 1676
Died on Sunday March 15, 1676



Born on March 15

Died on March 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1676
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Jean
  6. Johannes
  7. Jacob
  8. Pierre
  9. Willem
  10. Hendrik
  11. Petrus
  12. Jacobus
  13. John
  14. Gerrit
  15. Johann
  16. Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1676
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Catharina
  6. Jeanne
  7. Neeltje
  8. Cornelia
  9. Anne
  10. Joanna
  11. Grietje
  12. Jannetje
  13. Johanna
  14. Elizabeth
  15. Catherine
  16. Mary

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1676
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 17 » Sixteen men of Pascual de Iriate's expedition are lost at Evangelistas Islets at the western end of the Strait of Magellan.
  • June 1 » Battle of Öland: allied Danish-Dutch forces defeat the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, during the Scanian War (1675–79).
  • July 30 » Nathaniel Bacon issues the "Declaration of the People of Virginia", beginning Bacon's Rebellion against the rule of Governor William Berkeley.
  • September 19 » Jamestown is burned to the ground by the forces of Nathaniel Bacon during Bacon's Rebellion.
  • November 21 » The Danish astronomer Ole Rømer presents the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.
  • December 4 » The Danish army under the command of King Christian V engages the Swedish army commanded by the Swedish king Charles XI at the Battle of Lund, to this day it is counted as the bloodiest battle in Scandinavian history and a turning point in the Scanian War.