Historical events in Shakespeare's life time

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Can you figure out which historical events happened in Shakespeare's life time (1564–1616) and which not? Type 'Y' for yes; 'N' for no.

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A Spanish-led fleet destroyes the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto
Pope Pius V excommunicates all who obey Elizabeth I
St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican completed
John Stow reports 10,675 plague deaths in London
The Glorious Revolution
Giordano Bruno is burned at the stake for heresy in Rome
Beginning of English Civil War
Russia descends into anarchy during the Time of Troubles
William of Orange Assassinated
Pope Gregory XIII issues the Gregorian calendar
Isaac Newton is born
Anne Boleyn is beheaded
Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition
Sir Francis Bacon is born
Salem witch trials in Massachusetts
Elizabeth Tudor becomes Queen Elizabeth I
The Gunpowder Plot fails
Elizabeth I dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland
Lynching of Johan and Cornelis de Witt
The English fleet defeats the Spanish Armada
Jamestown is founded by English colonists
The Great Fire of London
The Defenestration of Prague starts the Thirty Years' War
Francis Drake circles the world
Grand Prince Ivan the Terrible becomes the first Russian tsar
Battle of Lützen, death of king of Sweden Gustav II Adolf
The Church of England breaks away from the Roman Catholic Church
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in France
Beginning of the Eighty Years' War
Mary, Queen of Scots is beheaded

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