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Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims. ... Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I. April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends In 1564 William Shakespeare was born. ... Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Sir Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland as Englands first overseas colony in 1583 Francis Drake had come back from going around the world, bringing back with him many treasures. ... Events 1590 March 14 - Battle of Ivry - Henry IV of France again defeats the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne. ... Categories: 1600s ... Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ... Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ... 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. ... 1595 colonial governors - Events of 1596 - 1597 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1596 Portugal Angola - João Furtado de Mendonça, Governor of Angola (1594-1602) Categories: 1596 | Lists of colonial governors by year ... 1595 state leaders - Events of 1596 - 1597 state leaders - State leaders by year Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Wanli, Emperor of China (1573-1620) Japan Monarch - Go-Yozei, Emperor of Japan (1586-1611) Regent(Kampaku) - Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Sessho and Kampaku (1585-1598) Korea (Joseon Dynasty) - Seonjo, King of Joseon (1567-1608...

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February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Crucifixion is an ancient method of execution, where the victim was tied or nailed to a large wooden cross (Latin: crux) and left to hang there until dead. ... Megane-bashi, the Eyeglasses Bridge Nagasaki (長崎市; -shi) is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture located at the south-western coast of Kyushu, Japan. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Location within France The Burghers of Calais, by Rodin, with Calais Hotel de Ville behind J.M.W. Turner: Calais Pier Calais (Dutch: Kales) is a town in northern France, located at 50°57N 1°52E. It is in the département of Pas-de-Calais, of which it is... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Dominicus Corea (Sinhalese family name Edirille Bandara) also known as Domingos Corea was the son of Jeronimo Corea. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: [2] Location [[Image:|250px||Location of Colombo]] Government Colombo Division, Colombo District Mayor Prassanna Gunawardena (United National Party) Geographical characteristics Area Total 14. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... The cathedral in Amiens Location within France Amiens is a city and commune in the north of France, 120 km north of Paris. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Diego de Montemayor is credited with the founding of Monterrey, which is the capital of the Mexican northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, in September 12 1596. ... This article is about the Mexican city; for other uses, see Monterrey (disambiguation). ... Flush toilet A flush toilet or water closet is a toilet that disposes of the waste products by using water to sweep them away down a drainpipe. ... The name John Harrington refers to several people: John Harrington, American Olympic hockey player who was involved in the 1980 Winter Olympics famed Miracle on Ice. John Harrington, CEO and head of the trust that owns the Boston Red Sox. ... Kelston is a small village in Somerset, 4 miles North West of Bath, and 8 East of Bristol. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Reign in Poland From September 18, 1587 until April 19, 1632 Reign in Sweden From November 17, 1592 until July 24, 1599 Elected in Poland On September 18, 1587 in Wola, today suburb of Warsaw, Poland Coronation in Poland On December 27, 1587 in the Wawel Cathedral, Kraków, Poland... Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 757,500 (2004 est. ... Motto: Contemnit procellas (It defies the storms) Semper invicta (Always invincible) Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Kochalski (acting) Area 516,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 1,692,900 (2004) 2,760,000 3258/km² Founded City rights 13th century turn of the 13th century Latitude Longitude 52...

Births

See also Category:1596 births. January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... River Scene Jan van Goyen (January 13, 1596 - April 27, 1656) was a Dutch landscape painter. ... // Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... For other things named Descartes, see Descartes (disambiguation). ... // Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Johan Banér (June 23, 1596 - May 10, 1641) was a Swedish soldier in the Thirty Years War. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Emperor Go-Mizunoo (後水尾天皇) (June 29, 1596 - September 11, 1680) was the 108th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Mikhail at the Ipatiev Monastery. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Frederick is also called the Winter King of Bohemia because he reigned for less than three winter months in 1620 after he was installed by a rebellious Protestant faction. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Bolland (Latin Johannes Bollandus) (August 18th 1596, Tirlemont, Duchy of Brabant - September 12th 1665, Antwerp was a Flemish Jesuit and hagiographer. ... Events March 4 - Start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Elisabeth, Electress Palatine and briefly queen of Bohemia (August 19, 1596 – February 13, 1662), born Lady Elizabeth Stuart, was born as the eldest daughter to King James VI of Scotland and his Queen consort Anne of Denmark. ... Events March 18 – Short-timed experiment of the first public buses holding 8 passengers begins in Paris May 3/May 2 - Catherine of Braganza marries Charles II of England – as part of the dowry, Portugal cedes Bombay and Tangier to England May 9 - Samuel Pepys witnessed a Punch and Judy... James Shirley (or Sherley) (September 1596 - October 29, 1666), was an English dramatist. ... Events September 2 - Great Fire of London: A large fire breaks out in London in the house of Charles IIs baker on Pudding Lane near London Bridge. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Constantijn Huygens (September 4, 1596 - March 28, 1687) was a Dutch poet and composer and the father of Christiaan Huygens. ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Mogila Peter Mogila (Ukrainian: Петро Могила, Petro Mohyla; Romanian: Petru Movilă; Russian: Pyotr Mogila; December 21 1596 â€“ December 22, 1646) was a Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia from 1633 until his death. ... // Events The Westminster Confession of Faith Ongoing events Wars of the Three Kingdoms, including the English Civil War (1642-1649) Births February 4 - Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman and poet (d. ... Niccolo Amati (1596 - 1684) was an Italian violin-maker in Cremona. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... Moses Amayraut (1596 - 1664), also known as Amyraldus, was a French Protestant theologian and metaphysician. ... Events March 12 - New Jersey becomes a colony of England. ... Mauritshuis Jacob van Campen (1596 - 1657) was a Dutch artist and architect. ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... Thomas Francis (1596-1656) was the founder of the Savoy-Carignano line of the House of Savoy. ... // Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berettini) (November 1, 1596- May 16, 1669) was a prolific High Baroque artist active mainly in Rome. ... // Events Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary. ... Sir Bevil Grenville (1596 - 1643), Royalist soldier in the English Civil War, was educated at Exeter College, Oxford. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... Lucas Holstenius, the Latinized name of Luc Holste (1596 - February 2, 1661), German humanist, geographer and theological writer, was born at Hamburg. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... Georg Jenatsch, commonly called Jürg or Jörg Jenatsch (1596 - January 24, 1639), was a Swiss political leader during the Thirty Years War. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Richard Mather (1596 - 1669), American Congregational clergyman, was born in Lowton, in the parish of Winwick, near Liverpool, England, of a family which was in reduced circumstances but entitled to bear a coat-of-arms. ... // Events Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary. ... Horio Tadaharu (堀尾 å¿ æ™´; 1596 – October 26, 1633) was a tozama daimyō in Edo period. ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Events May 10 - English troops land on Jamaica March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ...


Deaths

See also Category:1596 deaths. January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Francis Drake, c. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Friedrich Sylburg (1536 - February 17, 1596), was a German classical scholar. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... Sir Henry Unton (or Umpton) (c. ... Events Spain is effectively bankrupt. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Giaches de Wert (1535 – May 6, 1596) was a Franco-Flemish composer active in Italy. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Leonhard Rauwolf (Augsburg, June 21, 1535 – September 15, 1596, Waitzen, Hungary) was a German physician, botanist and traveller. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). ... Florent Chrestien (January 26, 1541 - October 3, 1596) was a French satirist and Latin poet. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Pierre Pithou (November 1, 1539 - November 1, 1596), was a French lawyer and scholar. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Peter Wentworth (1530 - November 10, 1596) was the elder brother of Paul Wentworth, and like his brother was a prominent puritan leader in parliament, which he first entered as member for Barnstaple in 1571. ... Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Thoinot Arbeau is the anagrammatic pen name of Jehan Tabourot, who was born in Dijon in 1519. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Jean Bodin (1530-1596) was a French jurist, member of the Parliament of Paris and professor of Law in Toulouse. ... Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Henry Carey (or Cary) (4 March 1524-23 July 1596) was the 1st Baron Hunsdon of Hunsdon. ... Events January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... The Venerable William Gibson was martyred by Protestants at York, on 29 November 1596, for professing the Catholic faith. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Venerable William Knight, was put to death for the Catholic Faith at York, on 29 November 1596; with him also suffered Venerables George Errington of Herst, William Gibson of Ripon, and William Abbot of Howden, in Yorkshire. ... Blaise de Vigenère (April 5, 1523 - 1596) was a French diplomat and cryptographer. ... Events April - Battle of Villalar - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. ... Henry Willobie (or Willoughby) (1575? - 1596?) is the supposed author of a poem called Willobie his Avisa, which derives interest from its possible connection with Shakespeares personal history. ... 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. ... Hattori Hanzō (服部半蔵)(1541-1596), also known as Masanari and as Masashige, was the son of a certain Hattori Yasunaga. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu Tokugawa Ieyasu (previously spelled Iyeyasu); 徳川 家康 (January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa bakufu of Japan which ruled from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ...


 
 

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