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marco
2017-08-10 22:13:51 UTC
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January–June

January 31 – The Edict of Orleans suspends the persecution of the Huguenots in France.

March 1 – Kingston Grammar School is founded in England.

April 14 – The citizens of Nuremberg see what appears to be an aerial battle, followed by the appearance of a large black triangular object and a large crash (with smoke) outside the city. A news notice (an early form of newspaper) is printed on April 14, describing the event.[1]

May 8 – Madrid is declared the capital of Spain, by Philip II.

June 4 – Old St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London is badly damaged by fire, and the spire is destroyed after being struck by lightning. The spire is not rebuilt.

June 6 – Sweden conquers Livonia (modern Estonia).

June 25 – Francis Coxe, an English astrologer, is pilloried at Cheapside in London, and makes a public confession of his involvement in "sinistral and divelysh artes".[2]

June 29 – Erik XIV is crowned King of Sweden.

July–December

July – Arauco War: The hated encomendero Pedro de Avendaño and two other Spaniards are killed, triggering the Second Great Rebellion of the Mapuche.

July 12 – Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow (started in 1534) is finished.

August – English merchant Anthony Jenkinson arrives in Moscow on his second expedition to the Grand Duchy of Moscow.

August 19 – Mary, Queen of Scots, is denied passage through England after returning from France. She arrives at Leith, Scotland on August 19.

September – Protestant reformer John Knox has a three-day debate in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland with Quintin Kennedy, commendator of Crossraguel Abbey, on transubstantiation. The result is inconclusive, but Kennedy is fighting a losing battle against the Reformation, which had been confirmed by the Scottish government in 1560.

October 18 – Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima: Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin, in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.

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2017-08-12 15:53:36 UTC
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2017-08-19 17:34:23 UTC
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2017-08-20 14:33:51 UTC
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