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- Ikkenai leaves the Aix-la-Chapelle valley, entrusting her clanmate Gottfried with guiding her brood.
- Balam legend states that by this time the two tribes of Bastet that called the jaguar kin, the Olioiuqui and Hovitl Qua, have been reduced to such small numbers that the two are nearly extinct, and so forced to join into one tribe - that of the Balam.
- Tokugawa Ieyasu turns against the Toyotomi regime. In response, Toyotomi Hideyori and the massed warlords of Japan meet Tokugawa at the Battle of Sekigahara.
- Queen Elizabeth issues a charter that allows the formation of the East India Company.