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Year of the Metal Hare辛卯(at the beginning of Metal Tiger庚寅)
Syria: 1602/ 03 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- May: Genoese merchants and Ugolino Vivaldi Vandino familiarize yourself with two galleys on the way to discover the sea route to India. Your fate is unknown.
- Early August: According to Swiss national myth founding of the Swiss Confederation ( Rütlischwur, Federal Charter ) by the three original cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden on the Rütliwiese on Lake Lucerne.
- In the Peace of Treviso Venice receives the sovereignty over the eastern shoreline of Capodistra to Rovinj.
City rights and notices Ersturkundliche
- First mention of Altdorf ( district of Esslingen ), Böbingen an der Rems, Whose things Illerrieden, Oberweningen and Vill mill ( Niederrhein)
- Antwerp city.
- First mentioned by Gunter bei Berg.
- Pentecost: On the General Chapter of the Dominicans in Palencia is decided that a Spanish convent is to give lessons in Arabic and Hebrew.
- August: Thibaud Gaudin is 22 and second last Grand Master of the Knights Templar.
- The Dominican inquisitor Bernard Gui and teaches theology in Limoges.
- The Franciscan John Duns Scotus was ordained as a priest.
- Monastery Windsheim is founded.
- February 8: Alfonso IV, King of Portugal ( † 1357 )
- March 9: Cangrande I della Scala, lord of the city ( Signore ) of Verona ( † 1329 )
- October 31: Philippe de Vitry, French poet, composer, politician and bishop of Meaux († 1361 )
- John (Uppsala ), Archbishop of Uppsala