Historical Events for Year 1600

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Jan 1st - Scotland begins its numbered year on January 1 instead of 25 March.
Feb 4th - Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for first time near Prague
Feb 8th - Vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death
Feb 17th - Philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy.
Feb 19th - The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.
Mar 20th - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden.
Apr 21st - 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
Jul 1st - Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders Neth
Jul 2nd - Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
Aug 6th - Henry IV of France invades Savoy after negotiations break down over Saluzzo, controlled by Savoy since 1588
Sep 15th - Battle of Sekigahara.
Oct 8th - San Marino adopts constitution
Oct 16th - Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
Oct 20th - Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)
Dec 14th - Olivier van Noort sinks Spanish galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die
Dec 20th - Ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published
Dec 31st - British East India Company chartered

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