Historical Events for Year 1621

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Jan 13th - Jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta)
Feb 9th - Alexander Ludovisi is elected Pope Gregory XV (-1623)
Feb 17th - Myles Standish is elected as the first commander of the Plymouth Colony
Mar 4th - Jacarta, Java renamed Batavia
Mar 7th - John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies
Mar 16th - Native American chief visits colony of Plymouth Mass
Mar 22nd - Hugo de Grote escapes in bookcase from Loevenstein castle, Neth
Apr 5th - Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England
Apr 9th - Spain & Netherlands 12 Year Resistant Pact ends
Apr 15th - Hugo the Great arrives in France
May 3rd - Francis Bacon accused of bribery
May 24th - The Protestant Union is formally dissolved.
Statesman/Philosopher Francis BaconStatesman/Philosopher Francis Bacon May 31st - Sir Francis Bacon thrown into Tower of London for 1 night
Jun 3rd - Dutch West India Company (WIC) receives charter for The West Indies (included, The Americas, Caribbean and West Africa)
Jun 25th - French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle
Jul 6th - Dutch gov-gen John Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda-islands, 15,000 die
Sep 15th - Swedish troops occupy Riga
Sep 21st - King James I of England gives Sir Alexander Sterling royal charter for colonisation of Nova Scotia
Sep 28th - Battle at Chocim Dniester: King Sigismund II beats Turks
King of Great Britain James I and VIKing of Great Britain James I and VI Oct 9th - Turkey & Poland signs Peace of Chotin
Oct 25th - Gov Bradford of colony of American Plymouth disallows sport on Christmas Day
Nov 19th - Rabbi Isaiah b Abraham aha-Levi Horowitz arrives in Israel
Dec 13th - Emperor Ferdinand II delegates 1st anti-Reformation decree
Dec 18th - English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
Dec 25th - Gov William Bradford of Plymouth Colony (now in Massachusetts) forbids game playing on Christmas
Dec 30th - English king James I cracks Protestation of Parliament
Dec 31st - Hungarian King Bethlen Gabor/Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Mikulov

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