Steam piston engine invented by Thomas Newcomen.
David dies and his throne is replaced by his son Solomon.
Arabs start using the Indian numerals 0 through 9.
Athens is taken over by the Ottomans.
Eli Whitney develops the cotton gin.
The First North African city of Utica (Tunisia) is established by the Phoenicians.
Diesel engine invented by Rudolf Diesel.
Very first pyramids were built in Egypt.
Telescope invented by Hans Lippershey.
Suiko becomes the new Empress of Japan.
Cathode ray tube invented by William Crookes.
Constantinople is formed by Constantine and is the new capital of the Roman Kingdom.