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1576Tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory

1576 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 20
The Mexican city of León is founded by order of the viceroy Don Martín Enríquez de Almansa. 
Feb 3
Henry of Navarre (future Henry IV) escapes from Paris during the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre 
Feb 5
Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) abjures Catholicism at Tours 
Apr 27
Peace of Beaulieu & Paix de Monsieur 
May 14
Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten 
May 23
Tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory 
May 29
Spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea 
Jul 2
Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea 
Jul 11
Martin Frobisher sights Greenland. 
Jul 26
Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst 
Oct 12
Rudolf II succeeds Maximilian II as Holy Roman Emperor 
Oct 19
Dutch provinces begin consultation about Spanish existence 
Oct 20
Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht 
Nov 4
Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spanish defeat Walloon and captures Antwerp (after three days the city was nearly destroyed). 
Nov 8
Eighty Years' War: Pacification of Ghent - 17 Dutch provinces sign anti-Spanish covenant 
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