Historical Events in 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

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Feb 26th Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Mar 5th Astronomical work 'de Revolutionibus' by Nicolaus Copernicus placed on Catholic Forbidden index

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Mar 20th Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana

Explorer Walter Raleigh
Explorer
Walter Raleigh
  • Apr 23rd Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Apr 30th King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • May 3rd Treaty of Loudun ends French civil war

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jul 11th Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • 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