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October - Wreck of the Manila Galleon San Felipe off the coast of Shikoku.



February 14 - Archbishop John Whitgift begins building his hospital at Croydon.

The first water closet, by Sir John Harrington, is installed in a manor near Kelston in England.

Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge is founded.

Hamnet, 11 year old son of William Shakespeare dies of unknown causes and is buried August 11.


April 9 - Spanish troops capture Calais

September 17 - The Spanish capture Amiens


October 24/26 - Battle of Keresztes


June - Sir John Norreys and Sir Geoffrey Fenton travel to Connaught to parley with the local Irish lords.


May 18 - Willem Barents leaves Vlie on his third and final Arctic voyage.


King Sigismund III Vasa moved the capital of Poland from Kraków to Warsaw.


July 5 - An English fleet, commanded by Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and Lord Howard of Effingham, sacks Cádiz.

§Of World Interest

The Black Death hits parts of Europe.

§North America


September 20 - Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey, Mexico.

§Modern United States

Amonute, was born. Her private name was Matoaka and her nickname was Pocahontas meaning “playful one" or “ill-behaved child.” She was the favorite daughter of Powhatan, chief of the Algonquian-speaking tribes.

§Southern Asia

§Sri Lanka

July 14 - King Dominicus Corea (Edirille Bandara) was beheaded by the Portuguese in Colombo Ceylon


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