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Great Plague of London. 100,000 people are killed within 18 months.
The English fleet defeated the Dutch at the Battle of Lowestoft.
In Acomac, Virginia, "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is the first play to be performed in North America.
The 1st Earl of Bristol, John Hervey, was born in Suffolk.
The English King Charles II declared war on the Netherlands.
Boston's First Baptist Church, one of the oldest Baptist churches in America, was founded in 1665 .
Auke Stellingwerf, an lt-admiral of Friesland, died in battle.
Philip Christoph von Knigsmarck was born in Stade, Germany.