Restoration of Charles II as King of England and Scotland; founding of the Royal Society of London.
The Glorious Revolution replaces James II and VII with William and Mary.
Founding of College of William and Mary.
Birth of Benjamin Franklin in Boston.
Union of parliaments of England and Scotland to form Great Britain.
Inoculation controversy in Boston.
Founding of the Library Company of Philadelphia.
George Whitefield arrives in North America for evangelical tour.
Founding of the American Philosophical Society.
Founding of the College of New Jersey.
Founding of King's College.
Benjamin Franklin's “Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind.”
Correspondence of Esther Burr ...