c 1476 BCE- The people of Israel paused at Marah, [literally "bitter," because the water there was bitter], two days after crossing the Red Sea. The people complained and Moses miraculously made the waters turn sweet.
c 519 BCE- Daniel saw a vision by the Euphrates (Daniel 10:2). The verse says, "On the shore of the Tigris river, a man clothed in linen - his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches" (Daniel 10:4-12).
1615- Christians in France were forbidden, under pain of death, to shelter or converse with Jews, by order of Louis XIII.