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1600Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for first time near Prague

1600 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
Scotland begins its numbered year on January 1 instead of 25 March. 
Feb 4
Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for first time near Prague 
Feb 8
Vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death 
Feb 17
Philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, charged of heresy. 
Feb 19
The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America. 
Mar 20
The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. 
Apr 21
1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) 
Jul 1
Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders Neth 
Jul 2
Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army 
Aug 6
Henry IV of France invades Savoy after negotiations break down over Saluzzo, controlled by Savoy since 1588 
Sep 15
Battle of Sekigahara. 
Oct 8
San Marino adopts constitution 
Oct 16
Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines 
Oct 20
Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns) 
Dec 14
Olivier van Noort sinks Spanish galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die 
Dec 20
Ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published 
Dec 31
British East India Company chartered 
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