2017-08-25 13:57:13 UTC
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.
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.