Historical Events for Year 1616

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Jan 12th - Brazilian city Belem (the entrance gate to the Amazon) founded by Captain Major Francisco Branco
Jan 24th - Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver
Feb 26th - Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
Mar 5th - Astronomical work 'de Revolutionibus' by Nicolaus Copernicus placed on Catholic Forbidden index
Mar 20th - Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana
Apr 23rd - Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
Apr 30th - English King James I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
May 3rd - Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war
Jul 11th - Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
Sep 15th - The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.
Oct 25th - VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Nov 20th - Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War

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