1683 events in history

Mar 29 Yaoya Oshichi, 15-year-old Japanese girl, burnt at the stake for an act of arson committed due to unrequited love
Jun 6 The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world's first university museum
Jun 23 William Penn signs a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania
Jul 16 Manchu Qing Dynasty naval forces under traitorous commander Shi Lang defeat the Kingdom of Tungning in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands
Sep 12 Austro-Ottoman War: Battle of Vienna – several European armies join forces to defeat the Ottoman Empire
Sep 17 Antonie van Leeuwenhoek writes a letter to the Royal Society describing "animalcules": the first known description of protozoa
Oct 3 The Qing dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu
Oct 6 German immigrant families found Germantown in the colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first major immigration of German people to America
Nov 1 The British Crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties