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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April 28 – Funeral of Elizabeth I of England in Westminster Abbey July 17 or July 19 - Sir Walter Raleigh arrested for treason. ... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 - Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... Events April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne May 16 - Paul V becomes Pope June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. ... Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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 ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s - 1600s - 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s Years: 1600 1601 1602 1603 1604 1605 1606 1607 1608 1609 Events and Trends November 5, 1605 - The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s - 1610s - 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s Years: 1610 1611 1612 1613 1614 1615 1616 1617 1618 1619 Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s - 1620s - 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s Years: 1620 1621 1622 1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ... Events and Trends Thirty Years War in full swing in Europe September 8, 1636 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (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. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1606 in science and technology consisted of many events, some of which are listed below. ... 1605 state leaders - Events of 1606 - 1607 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) Shogun (Tokugawa) - Tokugawa Hidetada, Shogun of Japan (1605-1623) Korea (Joseon Dynasty) - Seonjo, King of Joseon (1567-1608... (Redirected from 1606 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

Events

January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Guy Fawkes Guido Fawkes (April 13, 1570—January 31, 1606), most commonly called Guy Fawkes, was a member of the group of Roman Catholic conspirators who attempted to carry out the Gunpowder Plot. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Vasili IV of Russia (1552 – September 12, 1612) was the last Rurikid tsar of Russia between 1606 and 1610. ... False Dmitry I (ruled 1605-1606) was one of three pretenders to the Russian throne who claimed to be the youngest son of Ivan the Terrible, tsarevich Dmitry Ivanovich, who had miraculously escaped the assasination attempt. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... William Shakespeare—born April 1564; baptised April 26, 1564; died April 23, 1616 (O.S.), May 3, 1616 (N.S.)—has a reputation as the greatest of all writers in English. ... King Lear and the Fool in the Storm by William Dyce (1806-1864) King Lear is generally regarded as one of William Shakespeares greatest tragedies. ... Kidwelly (Welsh: Cydweli) is a town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying on the River Gwendraeth above Carmarthen Bay. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: Sir Gaerfyrddin) is a county in Wales. ... The Long War was fought between the Habsburgs and the Ottoman Empire from 1590 to 1606. ... Transylvania (Romanian: Transilvania or Ardeal, Hungarian: Erdély, German: Siebenbürgen, Serbian: Transilvanija, Turkish: Erdel, Slovak: Sedmohradsko or Transylvánia, Polish: Siedmiogród) forms the western and central parts of Romania. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (Ottoman Turkish for the Eternal State) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Constantinople (Ä°stanbul) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses as its national flag the Royal Banner commonly known as the Union Flag or Union Jack. ... The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu/Jesu (S.J.) in Latin) is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in direct service to the Pope. ... Latvian mythology as being Baltic mythology is very close to Lithuanian mythology Latvian mythology is based primarily off collections of folklore and song texts. ...

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February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Winthrop (February 12, 1606-April 5, 1676), generally known as John Winthrop the Younger, was governor of Connecticut. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Edmund Waller (March 3, 1606 – October 21, 1687) was an English poet. ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz (May 23, 1606 in Madrid – September 8, 1682 in Vigevano) was a Spanish Catholic ecclesiastic and writer. ... Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Saint Charles Garnier born in Paris on May 25, 1606 was a Jesuit missionary, martyred in Canada on December 7, 1649. ... // 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. ... Pierre Corneille (June 6, 1606–October 1, 1684) was one of the three great dramatists produced by France during the 17th century, along with Molière and Racine. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall (June 16, 1606) - (March 18, 1675) was an Irish nobleman and soldier. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim August 10 - Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton (June 19, 1606 - March 9, 1649), Scottish nobleman, son of James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, and of the Lady Anne Cunningham, daughter of the earl of Glencairn, was born on 19 June 1606. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) is generally considered one of the greatest painters in European art history (together with Pieter Paul Rubens), and the most important United Provinces (Netherlands) painter of the seventeenth century. ... // Events Samuel Pepys stopped writing his diary. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... Lǐ Zìchéng (李自成) (September 22, 1606 - 1645), born Li Hóngjī (鴻基), was a rebel in late Ming China who proclaimed himself Chuǎng Wáng (闖王), or The Roaming King. Born in Mizhi District (米脂縣), Yanan Subprefecture (延安府), Shaanxi, Li grew up as a shepherd. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Jeanne Mance (November 12, 1606 - June 18, 1673) was a French settler in Montreal. ... Events The English Test Act was passed. ... Richard Busby (1606 - 1695) was an English clergyman, and headmaster of Westminster School. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... Leonard Calvert (1606 - 1647) was the younger son of George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore. ... // Events March 14 - Thirty Years War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm. ... Edmund Castell (1606-1685) was an English orientalist. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... William Davenant Sir William Davenant (February, 1606 - April 7, 1668), also spelled DAvenant, was an english poet and playwright. ... // Events January - The Triple Alliance of 1668 is formed. ... Henry Pierrepont, 2nd Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull and 1st marquess of Dorchester (1606 - December 8, 1680), was member of parliament for Nottinghamshire, and was called to the House of Lords as Baron Pierrepont in 1641. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi (1606 - November 28, 1680), Italian architect and painter, named Il Bolognese from the place of his birth, was a relative of the Caracci family, under whom it is presumed he studied first. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Thomas Harrison (1606 - October 14, 1660) was a Puritan soldier and later a leader of the Fifth monarchy men. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Sir Thomas Herbert (1606 - 1682), traveller and historian, belonged to an old Yorkshire family, studied at Oxford and Cambridge, and went in connection with an embassy to Persia, of which, and of other Oriental countries, he published a description. ... Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... John Robartes, 1st Earl of Radnor (1606-1685) succeeded his father, Richard Robartes, as Baron Robartes of Truro in May 1634. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... Pierre du Ryer (1606 - November 6, 1658), was a French dramatist. ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... Joachim von Sandrart, self portrait c. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... Tokugawa Tadanaga (徳川忠長: 1606–1633) was a grandson of Ieyasu (the first), son of Hidetada (the second) and younger brother of Iemitsu (the third Tokugawa shogun of Japan). ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ... Thomas Washbourne (1606-1687) was an English clergyman and poet, known for his 1654 book Divine Poems. ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ...

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