Historical Events in January 1605

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Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jan 6 The first edition of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha (Book One of Don Quixote) by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid.

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Jan 13 Controversial play "Eastward Hoe" by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison.

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson
  • Jan 16 The first edition of Book One of "Don Quixote" is published in Spain