1690 events in history

Jan 6 Joseph, son of Emperor Leopold I, becomes King of the Romans
Feb 3 The colony of Massachusetts issues the first paper money in the Americas
Feb 15 Constantin Cantemir, Prince of Moldavia and the Holy Roman Empire sign a secret treaty in Sibiu, stipulating that Moldavia would support the actions led by the House of Habsburg against the Ottoman Empire
Jun 8 Yadi Sakat, a Siddi general, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai
Jul 1 Glorious Revolution: Battle of the Boyne in Ireland (as reckoned under the Julian calendar)
Jul 12 Battle of the Boyne (Gregorian calendar) – The armies of William III defeat those of the former James II
Aug 24 Job Charnock of the East India Company establishes a factory in Calcutta, an event formerly considered the founding of the city (in 2003 the Calcutta High Court ruled that the city has no birthday)
Sep 25 Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick, the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time