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

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