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Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 1630 - Boston is incorporated

The Puritans settled in Massachusetts and the town of Boston was founded by John Winthrop as an extension of the colony at Salem. (

March 22 - 1st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)

September 16 - Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

October 19 - In Boston the 1st general court is held

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