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2017-08-25 13:57:13 UTC
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January – Siege of Pyongyang (1593): A Japanese invasion is defeated in Pyongyang, by a combined force of Korean and Ming troops.

January 18 – Siamese King Naresuan, in combat on elephant back, kills Burmese Crown Prince Mingyi Swa on Monday, Moon 2 Waning day 2, Year of the Dragon, Chulasakarat 954, reckoned as corresponding to January 25, 1593, of the Gregorian calendar, and commemorated as Royal Thai Armed Forces Day.

January 27 – The Roman Inquisition opens the seven-year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno

February 2 - Battle of Piątek: Polish forces led by Janusz Ostrogski are victorious.

February 12 - Battle of Haengju: Korea defeats Japan.

March 14 - The Pi Day, giving the most digits of Pi when written in mm/dd/yyyy format (Flemish mathematician Adriaan van Roomen arrived at 15 decimal places of Pi in 1593, using the polygon approximation method).

May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.

June 22 – Battle of Sisak in Croatia: The Habsburgs defeat the Ottoman Empire.

July 29 - The Long War breaks out in Hungary, between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans.

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Mihai Viteazul becomes prince of Walachia.

The Uppsala Synod discontinues; the Liturgical Battle between the Swedish Reformation and Counter-Reformation begins in Sweden.

Henry Constable's Spiritual Sonnetts are written.

The book Controversiae is written by Robert Bellarmine.

c. 1593-1604 - According to John Warwick Montgomery, the Rosicrucian manifestos are initially composed by Tobias Hess, in anticipation of the opening of the vault in 1604, according to Simon Studion's apocalyptic timetable.

2017-08-25 15:22:03 UTC
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Art Neuendorffer