1604 in History
January 21 Tsar Ivan IV defeats False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar
April 25 Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand
May 12 Spanish garrison of Aardenburg surrenders to Mauritius
August 20 Spanish garrison of Sluis surrenders to count Maurice
September 20 Spanish army under Spinola recaptures Oostende
October 8 Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted
November 1 William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" 1st presented
December 31 Admiral Steven van der Haghen's fleet reaches Bantam