Historical Events for Year 1618

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Jan 7th - Francis Bacon becomes Lord Chancellor of England
May 15th - Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
May 23rd - 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War. Two Catholic Lords Regent and their secretary thrown out of window - they were not seriously injured by the 70 foot fall.
Jul 16th - Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain
Jul 30th - Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht
Sep 4th - "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
Oct 29th - English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
Dec 11th - Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino

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