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1616Astronomical work 'de Revolutionibus' by Nicolaus Copernicus placed on Catholic Forbidden index

1616Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.

1616Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo

1616King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen

1616 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 12
Brazilian city Belem (the entrance gate to the Amazon) founded by Captain Major Francisco Branco 
Jan 24
Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver 
Feb 26
Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo 
Mar 5
Astronomical work 'de Revolutionibus' by Nicolaus Copernicus placed on Catholic Forbidden index 
Mar 20
Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana 
Apr 23
Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England 
Apr 30
King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen 
May 3
Treaty of Loudun ends French civil war 
Jul 11
Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec. 
Sep 15
The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy. 
Oct 25
VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia 
Nov 20
Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War 
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