Ends the War of the Mantuan Succession.
Wentworth was also known as Black Tom Tyrant
Establishes the boundary between the Mughals and the Ahom kingdom.
Mudflows, lava flows, 3,500
Ends the war between Persia and the Ottoman Empire.
Mauseleum for Mumtaz Mahal
Between the Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand II, and most of the Protestant states of the Holy Roman Empire.
Australian Prime Minister 2013 - 2015. Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mystifyme07/
Sarah Barrettee Moulton (Pinkie); 1794; English; Rococo; Huntington Library, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.; oil on canvas; 146 x 100 cm
The Young Eastern Woman; 1836; Austrian; Academism; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, U.S.A.; oil on fabric; 89 x 72 cm
Port-Goulphar, Belle-ÃŽle; 1887; French; Impressionism; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; oil on canvas; 81 x 65 cm
Temporarily halts the War of the Mantuan Succession.
Ends the Smolensk War between Poland and Muscovy.
"I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho' not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull; He got a good Estate by Merchandise, and leaving off his Trade, lived afterward at York, from whence he had married my Mother, whose Relations were named Robinson, a very good Family in that Country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but by the usual Corruption of Words in England, we are now called, nay we call our selves, and write our Name Crusoe, and so my Companions always call'd me." - Daniel Defoe
Yosemite Valley; 1866; American; Realism; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, U.S.A.; oil on canvas; 97 x 142 cm
Confirms Treaty of Wismar; France pays Sweden 1,000,000 livres.
Landscape with a Woman Washing Her Feet; 1650; French; Baroque; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; oil on canvas; 116 x 175 cm
The Swedish Empire concedes territories to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Appointed by Charles I - "A Discourse upon Gondibert, an heroick poem"
1st Prime Minister of South Africa
UK road sign
France and Sweden establish an alliance against Germany.
clergyman after whom Harvard University was named English
Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II; 1900; Russian; Impressionism; Tretyakov State Gallery, Moscow, Russia; oil on canvas; 71 x 59 cm
The Finding of the Saviour in the Temple; 1854; English; Pre-Raphaelites; Sudley House, National Museums Liverpool, England; oil on canvas; 46 x 70 cm
Simultaneous Visions (Visioni simultanee); 1911-1912; Italian; Futurism; Von Der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany; oil on canvas; 60 x 60 cm
Sir John Beckett; 1820; English; Rococo; Leeds Museums and Galleries, United Kingdom; media unknown; size unknown
France and Bavaria establish a secret "Catholic" alliance.
Explorer of North America, founder of Quebec City; died on Christmas Day
England returns New France (Quebec) to France.
Diana and Endymion; 1628-1630; French; Baroque; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.; oil on canvas; 122 x 169 cm
Ends the First Bishops' War between Charles I of England and the Scots.
Women at the Well (Femmes au puits); 1892; French; Pointillism; MusÃ©e d'Orsay, Paris, France; oil on canvas; 195 x 131 cm
The Moneylender and his Wife; 1514; Flemish; Early Netherlandish; MusÃ©e du Louvre, Paris, France; oil on panel; 71 x 68 cm
Landscape with St. John on Patmos; 1640; Baroque; The Art Institute of Chicago, U.S.A., oil on canvas; 102 x 133 cm