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1570Tsar Ivan the Terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod

1570Tsar Ivan the Terrible's march to Novgorod begins

1570 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 2
Tsar Ivan the Terrible's march to Novgorod begins 
Jan 4
Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew" 
Jan 9
Tsar Ivan the Terrible kills 1000-2000 residents of Novgorod 
Jan 23
Earl of Moray, regent of Scotland, assassinated; civil war breaks out 
Feb 25
Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth I, absolves her subjects from allegiance 
Feb 28
Anti-Portugese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas 
Mar 4
King Philip II bans foreign Dutch students 
Apr 14
Polish Calvinists/Lutherians/Hernhutters unify against Jesuits 
Apr 24
Battles between Spanish troops & followers of sultan Suleiman 
May 10
Tsar Ivan IV becomes Protestant 
May 22
1st atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' (Theatre of the World), published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp with 70 maps 
Jul 25
Battle at Arnay-le-Duc Bourgundy: Huguenots-French government army 
Aug 8
Peace of Saint-Germain-and-Laye, more freedom for huguenots 
Aug 16
King Janos Sigismund Zapolyai signs secret treaty with Maximilian II 
Nov 1
All Saints Flood, tidal wave in the North Sea devastates the coast from Holland to Jutland; killing more than 1,000 people. 
Dec 9
The Geuzen (a confederacy of Calvinist Dutch nobles) under Herman de Ruyter occupies Loevestein 
Dec 13
Sweden/Denmark signs Peace of Stettin 
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