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1490 ) French attempt to colonize Florida John Hawkins makes his first journey to
the New World : begins slave trade between Guinea and West Indies Milled coins
introduced in England Plague in Paris William Byrd made organist at Lincoln ...
1714 ) Allied British and Portuguese defeat Span . army at Montes Claros and
Villa Viciosa , securing independence of Portugal Philip IV of Spain d . ;
succeeded by his son Charles II ( - 1700 ) Absolutism introduced into Denmark
by Lex ...
1637 ) Handel in Venice ; meeting with Domenico Scarlatti Great Ger . organ
builder Gottfried Silbermann ( 1683 – 1753 ) builds first organ at Frauenstein ,
Saxony Billiards introduced in Berlin coffeehouses Last eruption of Mount
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review