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1621 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1621
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Ab urbe condita 2374
Armenian calendar 1070
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Chinese calendar 4257/4317-12-9
(庚申年十二月初九日)
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4258/4318-11-19
(辛酉年十一月十九日)
Ethiopian calendar 1613 – 1614
Hebrew calendar 5381 – 5382
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1676 – 1677
 - Shaka Samvat 1543 – 1544
 - Kali Yuga 4722 – 4723
Iranian calendar 999 – 1000
Islamic calendar 1030 – 1031
Japanese calendar Genna 7

(元和7年) Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Events September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Events August 6 - Pope Urban VIII is elected to the Papacy. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events 1590 March 14 - Battle of Ivry - Henry IV of France again defeats the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne. ... November 5, 1605 â€” The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ... 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. ... 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. ... Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the latter (1640). ... Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... 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. ... See also: 1628 in architecture, other events of 1629 1630 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... (Redirected from 1621 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1620 in music, other events of 1621, 1622 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1621 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1620 colonial governors - Events of 1621 - 1622 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1621 Portugal Angola - Luís Mendes de Vasconcelos, Governor of Angola (1617-1621) João Correia de Sousa, Governor of Angola (1621-1623) Categories: 1621 | Lists of colonial governors by... 1620 state leaders - Events of 1621 - 1622 state leaders - State leaders by year Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Tianqi, Emperor of China (1620-1627) 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... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: , pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoá¹­aá¹­er) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجری قمری Gāhshomāri-ye Hejri; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Genna (元和) was a Japanese era name after Keichō and before Kanei and spanned from 1615 to 1623. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2281
(皇紀2281年)
 - Jōmon Era 11621
Thai solar calendar 2164
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1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C), e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...


Events

February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gregory XV, born Alessandro Ludovisi (January 9, 1554 – July 8, 1623), Pope (1621-1623), born at Bologna, succeeded Paul V on February 9, 1621. ... Paul V, né Camillo Borghese (Rome, September 17, 1552 – January 28, 1621) was Pope from May 16, 1605 until his death. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Signing of the Mayflower Compact Myles Standish (c. ... The Plymouth Colony was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 until 1691. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in leap years). ... Pilgrims is the name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony. ... The Plymouth Colony was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 until 1691. ... This 1902 photo shows Profile Rock in Assonet, Massachusetts. ... The Wampanoag, Wôpanâak in their language, are a Native American people. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ... Samoset (born about 1590, died in 1653) was the first Native American Indian to make contact with the Pilgrims. ... The Mohegan (Mu-he-con-neok—people of the region where the waters are never quiet—also River Indians, Seaside People or Upland Indians) are an Algonquian tribe, whose Pequot dialect is one branch of the Eastern Algonquian languages which also includes Mahican, Massachusett, and Naragansett. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) For other uses, see Mayflower (disambiguation). ...   Settled: 1620 â€“ Incorporated: 1620 Zip Code(s): 02360 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... The Protestant Union or Evangelical Union or Union of Auhausen was a coalition of Protestant German states that was formed in 1608 to defend the rights, lands and person of each member. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Pilgrims is the name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony. ... The Plymouth Colony was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 until 1691. ... The Wampanoag, Wôpanâak in their language, are a Native American people. ... Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is an annual one-day holiday to give thanks, traditionally to God, for the things one has at the close of the harvest season. ... Common Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) in their Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica) home. ... Location of Gothenburg in northern Europe Coordinates: Country Sweden County Västra Götaland County Province Västergötland Charter 1621 Mayor Göran Johansson Area    - City 450 km²  (174 sq mi)  - Water 14,5 km² (5,6 sq mi)  3,2%  - Urban 199 km² (77 sq mi)  - Metro 3717... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Map of Latvia Coordinates: Founded 1201 Mayor Aivars Aksenoks Area    - City 307. ... LuleÃ¥ ( , ), in Lule sami, Luleju, is a Swedish city in Norrbotten in northern Sweden, situated at . ... PiteÃ¥ Municipality (or Pite in the local dialect) is a Municipality in southern Norrbotten County in northernmost Sweden, where the city PiteÃ¥ is seat with a population of 22,500. ... TorneÃ¥ is the Swedish name of Tornio, a city in northern Finland. ...

Births


See also Category:1621 births. January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Willis Thomas Willis (1621-1673) was an English physician who played an important part in the history of the science of anatomy and was a co-founder of the Royal Society (1662). ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Johannes Schefferus (February 2, 1621 - March 26, 1679) was born in Strassburg, the present Strasbourg, in present-day France (at that time it was part of the Holy Roman Empire, and outside of France). ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Rebecca Nurse (February 21, 1621 - July 19, 1692) was an accused witch in the Salem witch trials. ... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... Andrew Marvell (March 31, 1621 – August 16, 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, and the son of an Anglican clergyman. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery (April 25, 1621 - October 26, 1679), British soldier, statesman and dramatist, 3rd surviving son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, was created baron of Broghill on February 28, 1627. ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... Jean de La Fontaine (July 8, 1621 – April 13, 1695) is the most famous French fabulist and probably the most widely read French poet of the 17th century. ... 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. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... A rough picture of Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (July 22, 1621 – January 21, 1683) was a prominent English politician of the Interregnum and during the reign of King Charles II. Cooper, born in the county of Dorset, suffered the death of both... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Scholar with His Books Gerbrand van den Eeckhout (August 19, 1621 - October 22, 1674), was a Dutch painter of the Dutch Golden Age and a student of Rembrandt. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé (September 8, 1621 – November 11, 1686) was the most celebrated representative of Princes de Condé and one of the most brilliant generals of the 17th century. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (23 December 1621 - 12 October 1678) was an English magistrate whose mysterious death caused anti-Catholic uproar in England. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham (23 December 1621 - 1682), lord chancellor of England, was descended from an old family, many of whose members had attained to high legal eminence, and was the eldest son of Sir Heneage Finch, recorder of London, by his first wife Frances, daughter of Sir... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Guru Teg Bahadur (Punjabi: ) (April 1, 1621 - November 11, 1675) was the ninth of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism, and he became Guru on March 20, 1665 following in the footsteps of his grand-nephew, Guru Har Krishan . ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ...


Deaths

See also Category:1621 deaths. January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul V, né Camillo Borghese (Rome, September 17, 1552 – January 28, 1621) was Pope from May 16, 1605 until his death. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Michael Praetorius. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cosimo II de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (12 May 1590 – 28 February 1621) ruled as Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1609 to 1621. ... Bold text{| align=right cellpadding=3 id=toc style=margin-left: 15px; |- | align=center colspan=2 | Years: 1587 1588 1589 - 1590 - 1591 1592 1593 |-vdsf gno[gldw[pvkijxaiamknn csogfhbvdowkhbfkqhjkhrjkhwgfhbjkpnkfokfgok3pkpk9pjhkt9erktyujkip9kijker9thhrkg9hkitr9gtkih9t0ykltk[u0jo0iey9uhyit90ertyhige9rity9riyh9ujirtyuhjnh-4e9tyigh9thiuy0h8tyh34tu8uy8u8u8u8rtu5y8ru8thu0tru0ut0rhutuh0trhu0hseogtrhr8uyhju8t89er9te9r8fy8shit ass dick bitch fuck | align=center colspan=2 | Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s |- | align=center | Centuries... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... Philip III of Spain Philip III (Spanish: Felipe III) (April 14, 1578 – March 31, 1621) was the king of Spain and Portugal (as Philip II Portuguese: Filipe II), from 1598 until his death. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Judith with the Head of Holofernes (1613) Oil on canvas, 139 x 116 cm. ... 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. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Signing of the Mayflower Compact John Carver, born c. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Hendrick de Keyser (born: 15 May 1565 - died: 15 May 1621) was a Dutch sculptor and architect born in Utrecht, Spanish Habsburg, which is now in the Netherlands. ... // Events March 1 - the city of Rio de Janeiro is founded. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Anne de Xainctonge (November 21, 1567 _ June 8, 1621) was the founder of the Society of St. ... Events The Duke of Alva arrives in the Netherlands with Spanish forces to suppress unrest there. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Portrait of Krystof Harant by Aegidius Sadeler KryÅ¡tof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic (1564 – June 21, 1621) was a Czech nobleman, soldier, writer and composer. ... Events March 27 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Thomas Harriot (ca. ... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Karel Bonaventura Buquoy or in French Charles Bonaventure de Longueval comte de Bucquoy or in German Karl Bonaventura Graf von Buquoy ( 9 Jan 1571 in Arras- 10 Jul1621) was a military commander of French-Belgium ancestry who fought for the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years War. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Albert and his wife Isabella Archduke Albert Ernst of Austria (15 November 1559 – 13 July 1621) was appointed for the Spanish monarchy as Governor of the Low Countries in 1595, and from 1598 became joint sovereign of the Seventeen Provinces with his wife, the Isabella Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Guillaume du Vair (March 7, 1556 - August 3, 1621) was a French author and lawyer. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... John Barclay (January 28, 1582 — August 15, 1621) was a Scottish satirist and Latin poet. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... This article is about Robert Bellarmine, the Catholic Saint. ... Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Noble Family Chodkiewicz Coat of Arms Chodkiewicz Parents Jan Hieronim Chodkiewicz Krystyna Zborowska Consorts Zofia Mielecka Anna Alojza Ostrogska Children with Zofia Mielecka Hieronim Chodkiewicz Anna Scholastyka Chodkiewicz Date of Birth 1560 Place of Birth  ? Date of Death September 24, 1621 Place of Death Chocim Castle, Poland Jan Karol Chodkiewicz... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (282nd in leap years). ... Antoine de Montchrestien (Falaise in Normandy c. ... 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. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–October 16, 1621) was a Dutch composer, organist, and pedagogue whose work straddled the end of the Renaissance and beginning of the Baroque eras. ... Events Earliest English slave-trading expedition under John Hawkins. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ralph Agas (or Radulph Agas) (c. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Katarina Stenbock (Torpa, Westrogothia in July 22, 1535 - Strömsholm, Westmannia in December 13, 1621) was the third and last consort of Gustav I of Sweden (who was 37 years older than her), and the Queen of Sweden between 1552 and 1560. ... Gustav I of Sweden, commonly known as Gustav Vasa, but originally known as Gustav Eriksson (May 12, 1496 – September 29, 1560) was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death. ... 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. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Luynes by Moncornet Charles dAlbert, duc de Luynes (1578 - December 15, 1621), was constable of France and the first duke of Luynes. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Dirk Hartog (1580—1621), the 17th Century Dutch sea captain and explorer, whose expedition was the second European group to land on Australian soil. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ...


 
 

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