1600 in History
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