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

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