Historical Events for Year 1611

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Events 1 - 10 of 10

Mar 4th - George Abbot appointed Archbishop of Canterbury
Apr 14th - Word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi)
Apr 20th - First known performance of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth at the Globe Theatre, London recorded by Simon Forman
Apr 28th - Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the oldest existing university in Asia and the largest Catholic university in the world.
May 23rd - Matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia
Jun 13th - John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication
Jun 22nd - Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again
Aug 11th - Emperor Rudolf forces out king of Bohemia
Oct 30th - Gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden
Nov 1st - Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" first presented

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