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Events January - articles of Warsaw Confederation signed, sanctioning religious freedom in Poland. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... Events February 13 - Henry III of France is crowned at Reims February 14 - Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont June 28 - Oda Nobunaga defeats Takeda Katsuyori in the battle of Nagashino, which has been called Japans first modern battle. ... Events March 17 - formation of the Cathay Company to send Martin Frobisher back to the New World for more gold May 28 - Publication of the Bergen Book, better known as the Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord, one of the Lutheran confessional writings. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends 1541 Hernando de Soto is the first European to see the Mississippi River. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s - 1550s - 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s Years: 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555 1556 1557 1558 1559 1560 Events and Trends Categories: 1550s ... Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s - 1570s - 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s Years: 1570 1571 1572 1573 1574 1575 1576 1577 1578 1579 Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s - 1580s - 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589 1590 Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Categories: 1580s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s Years: 1590 1591 1592 1593 1594 1595 1596 1597 1598 1599 Events and Trends Categories: 1590s ... Events and Trends November 5, 1605 - The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ...

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May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... François, Duke of Anjou Hercule François, Duke of Anjou and Alençon, (March 18, 1555 – June 19, 1584) was the youngest son of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Henry III (French: Henri III; Polish: Henryk III Walezy; September 19, 1551 – August 2, 1589) was King of Poland (1573-1574) and subsequently King of France (1574-1589). ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sir Martin Frobisher (c. ... Popular Northwest Passage routes through the Canadian archipelago This article describes the route through the Canadian Arctic. ... In geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). ... For other uses, see Antwerp (disambiguation). ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II Rudolf II Habsburg was an emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, king of Bohemia, and king of Hungary. ... The Holy Roman Emperor was, with some variation, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, the predecessor of modern Germany, during its existence from the 10th century until its collapse in 1806. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... The Eighty Years War, or Dutch Revolt, was the war of secession between the Netherlands and Spain, as well as subsequent union of Portugal and Spain, that lasted from 1568 to 1648. ... For other uses, see Antwerp (disambiguation). ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... The Pacification of Ghent, signed on November 8 of 1576, was an alliance of the provinces of the Netherlands for the purpose of driving the Spanish from the country. ... The Estates-General (Staten-Generaal) is the parliament of the Netherlands. ... County Østfold Landscape Municipality NO-0106 Administrative centre Fredrikstad Mayor (2003) Ole Haabeth (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 283 288 km² 283 km² 0. ... Frederick II (July 1, 1534 - April 4, 1588), King of Denmark and Norway from 1559 until his death. ... Autobiography (from the Greek auton, self, bios, life and graphein, write) is biography, the writing of a life story, from the viewpoint of the subject. ...

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January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Petrus Scriverius, the latinized form of Peter Schrijver or Schryver (12 January 1576 - 30 April 1660) was a Dutch writer and scholar. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Caspar Schoppe (May 27, 1576 - November 19, 1649) was a German controversialist and scholar. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Giovanni Diodati (June 6, 1576 - October 3, 1649), Swiss Protestant divine, was born at Geneva, of a noble family originally belonging to Lucca, which had been expatriated on account of Giovannis translations of the Bible. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... John Marston (October 7, 1576 - June 25, 1634) was an English poet, playwright and satirist during the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. ... Events Moses Amyrauts Traite de la predestination is published Curaçao captured by the Dutch Treaty of Polianovska First meeting of the Académie française The witchcraft affair at Loudun Jean Nicolet lands at Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening of Covent Garden Market in London English establish a settlement... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Thomas Dudley (October 12, 1576–July 31, 1653) was a colonial magistrate who served several terms as governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. ... // Events April 6 - Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck establishes a resupply camp for the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, and founded Cape Town. ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Roque Gonzales was born in Asunción Paraguay on the 17 November 1576 was baptized as Roque Gonzales de Santa Cruz. ... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... Shimazu Tadatsune (島津忠恒; November 27, 1576-April 7, 1638) was the third son of Shimazu Yoshihiro and the first ruler of Satsuma han. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... William Ames, Guilielmus Amesius, Latin, (1576 – November 14, 1633) was a Protestant divine and philosopher. ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ... Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576-1633) was an Italian Renaissance art collector and member of the noble Borghese family. ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ... Categories: People stubs | 1576 births | 1621 deaths ... Events February 9 - Gregory XV is elected pope. ... Jesper Mattson Cruus af Edeby (1576-1622) was a Swedish soldier and politician, being appointed Privy Councilor in 1612, Field Marshal in 1615, Lord High Treasurer in 1615, and Governor of Riga in 1621. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Enrico Caterino Davila (1576 - July, 1631), Italian historian, was descended from a Spanish noble family. ... // Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ... Giulio Cesare la Galla (1576–1624) was a professor of philosophy at the Collegio Romano in Italy. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... Santino Solari (Verna near Lugano (Ticino canton, Switzerland), 1576 - Salzburg, April 10, 1646) was a Swiss architect and sculptor, who worked mainly in Austria. ... // Events The Westminster Confession of Faith Ongoing events English Civil War (1642-1649) Births February 4 - Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman and poet (d. ... Thomas Weelkes (1576? – 30 November 1626) was an English composer and organist. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ...

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