Find out what all happened in the 17. century

Henry Morgan captures Panama. (18. January 1670)

San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; it is the oldest church still standing in the Philippines. (19. January 1607)

Thomas Venner is hanged, drawn and quartered in London. (19. January 1661)

Charles I of England goes on trial for treason and other "high crimes". (20. January 1649)

The Convention Parliament convenes to determine if James II and VII, the last Roman Catholic monarch of England, Ireland and Scotland, had vacated the thrones when he fled to France in 1688. (22. January 1689)

Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales. (23. January 1656)

Afonso Mendes, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. (24. January 1624)

King Charles II of England dissolves the Cavalier Parliament. (24. January 1679)

Treaty of Karlowitz is signed. (26. January 1699)

The magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake takes place off the west coast of the North America, as evidenced by Japanese records. (26. January 1700)

Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending with their execution on January 31. (27. January 1606)

Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his abdication in 1703. (27. January 1695)

Sir Thomas Warner founds the first British colony in the Caribbean, on the island of Saint Kitts. (28. January 1624)

Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia. (29. January 1676)

An estimated 200 square miles (51,800 ha) along the coasts of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary in the Kingdom of England are destroyed by massive flooding, resulting in an estimated 2,000 deaths. (30. January 1607)

Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster and Osnabrück is signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain. (30. January 1648)

King Charles I of England is beheaded. (30. January 1649)

Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed two years after his death, on the anniversary of the execution of the monarch he himself deposed. (30. January 1661)

The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and left-bank Ukraine to the Tsardom of Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo. (30. January 1667)

Gunpowder Plot: Guy Fawkes is executed for plotting against Parliament and King James. (31. January 1606)

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