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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music // 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. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Events November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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. ... 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. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s - 1640s - 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s Years: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649 Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the... 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 1612 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1611 state leaders - Events of 1612 - 1613 state leaders - State leaders by year Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Wanli, Emperor of China (1573-1620) Japan Monarch - Go-Mizunoo, Emperor of Japan (1611-1629) Shogun (Tokugawa) - Tokugawa Hidetada, Shogun of Japan (1605-1623) Korea (Joseon Dynasty) - Gwanghaegun, King of Joseon (1608-1623... (Redirected from 1612 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

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January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Holy Roman Emperor Matthias Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1612-1619) was born in Vienna on February 24, 1557 and died in Vienna on March 20, 1619. ... 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. ... Saint Basils Cathedral and Spasskaya Tower of Moscow Kremlin at Red Square. ... The story of the Pendle Witches is the most known example of alleged witchcraft in the history of England. ... Pendle is a district borough of Lancashire, England, on the North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire borders. ... Lancashire (archaically, the County of Lancaster) is a county palatine of England, lying on the Irish Sea. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Galileo Galilei (Pisa, February 15, 1564 – Arcetri, January 8, 1642), was a Tuscan astronomer, philosopher, and physicist who is closely associated with the scientific revolution. ... An astronomer or spmething i cant inderstand is a scientist whose area of research is astronomy or astrophysics. ... A planet in common parlance is a large object in orbit around a star that is not a star itself. ... Atmospheric characteristics Surface pressure ≫100 MPa Hydrogen - H2 80% ±3. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 70 kPa Hydrogen ~86% Helium ~14% Methane 0. ... A fixed star is a celestial object that does not seem to move (in comparison to the other stars of the night sky). ... The plane of the Ecliptic is well seen in this picture from the 1994 lunar prospecting Clementine spacecraft. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 50 cm refracting telescope at Nice Observatory. ...

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January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron (January 17, 1612 - November 12, 1671), parliamentary general and commander-in-chief during the English Civil War, the eldest son of Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Baron Fairfax of Cameron, was born at Denton, near Otley, Yorkshire. ... Events May 9 - Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol (<22 February 1612 - 20 May 1677), eldest son of the 1st earl. ... Events First performance of Racines tragedy, Phèdre Sarah Churchill marries John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough Battle of Cassel, Philippe I of Orléans defeats William of Orange Mary II of England marries William of Orange English Statute of frauds is passed into law Battle of Landskrona Elias... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Pearson (February 28, 1612 - July 16, 1686), English divine and scholar, was born at Great Snoring, Norfolk. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... Sultan Murad IV Murad IV (June 16, 1612 – February 9, 1640) (nicknamed Cruel, in Turkish Zalim) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1623 to 1640, known both for restoring the authority of the state and for the brutality of his methods. ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... André Tacquet (June 23, 1612-December 22, 1660) was a Belgian mathematician. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... John Albert Vasa (Jan Albert Waza) (June 25, 1612 – December 29, 1634), bishop of Warmia and Kraków, cardinal. ... 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... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (August 28 1612, October 3 1653) was a Dutch scholar. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Dorgon (多爾袞 duo1 er3 gun3) (November 17, 1612 - December 31, 1650), also known as Hošoi Mergen Cin Wang (和碩睿親王), was a Manchu prince in the early Qing dynasty. ... // 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. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Butler Samuel Butler (December 4, 1612 - June 18, 1680) was born in Worcestershire: he is remembered now primarily for a long satirical burlesque poem on Puritanism entitled Hudibras. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicholas II (December 12, 1612 – January 25, 1670), was Duke of Lorraine between 1634 and 1661, when he abdicated for his son. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... Antoine Arnauld, (1612 - August 8, 1694) — le grand as contemporaries called him, to distinguihs him from his father — was a French Roman Catholic theologian and writer. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve Paul Chomedey, sieur de Maisonneuve (1612-1676) was a French officer. ... 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. ... James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose (1612 - 21 May 1650), was a Scottish nobleman and soldier, who initially joined the Covenanters in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, but subsequently supported King Charles I as the English Civil War developed. ... // 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. ...

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1612 in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (102 words)
The year 1612 CE in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1611 in science, other events of 1612, 1613 in science and the list of years in science.
The first description of the Andromeda Galaxy based on telescopic observation was given by Simon Marius
The Scottish Expedition in Norway in 1612 (5346 words)
Eventually, on the 2nd of August 1612, two vessels, one from Dundee and the other from Caithness, sailed for Norway with a small staff of officers who had with them only about one-third of the enlisted force.
The distance from the Romsdalsfjord, where the Scots began their journey, to Kvam, where Sinclair is buried, by the route they traversed, is about 150 miles; and along that route there are memorials of the expedition and also Scots place-names here and there.
It bears the inscription, "In memory of the fight at Kringom, 26th August 1612." On that monument there is a panel representing Prillar Gun blowing the horn.
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