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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1600 AD


February 4: Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague
February 8: Vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death


April 21: 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun


July 1: Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders, Netherlands
July 2: Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army


August 6: Henry IV of France invades Savoy after negotiations break down over Saluzzo, controlled by Savoy since 1588


October 8: San Marino adopts constitution
October 16: Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
October 20: Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)


December 14: Olivier van Noort sinks Sp galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die
December 20: Ottario Rinuccini/Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published
December 31: British East India Company chartered
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