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- October 2 - Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey demonstrates the first telescope in the Dutch parliament
- July 3 - Quebec City founded by Samuel de Champlain.
- August 24 - The first official English representative to India lands at Surat.
- Swedish troops enter Moscow
- First cheques come to use in Netherlands
- Jesuits take over in Paraquay
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