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

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