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1681 in literature
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1681 state leaders
- March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania.
- October 12 - A London woman is publicly flogged for the crime of "involving herself in politics."
- August 31 - Titus Oates is told to leave his state apartments in the Whitehall - his fame begins to wane and he is soon arrested and imprisoned for sedition
- France annexes the city of Strasbourg
- The last Dodo is killed
- Collections made in England for needy French refugees
- May 25 - Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist and poet
- August 22 - Philippe Delano, Pilgrim founder of the American House of Delano
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