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

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