1616 in History
January 24 Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver
February 26 Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
March 5 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
March 20 Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana
April 23 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
April 30 English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
May 3 Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war
October 25 VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
November 20 Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War