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What Happened in 1618?

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The start of one of the most destructive wars in history started with some guys getting thrown out a window. Kepler makes a law of physics. Someone loses their head; literally. What else happened that year? And what happens if one of those events is changed? Will that change our modern world?

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What Happened in 1618?

  1. 1. What Happened in 1618? The Thirty Years’ War, one of the longest and most destructive conflicts in European History, begins when two Catholic Lord Regents are thrown out of a window in Prague; they land unharmed.
  2. 2. What Happened in 1618? The Thirty Years’ War, one of the longest and most destructive conflicts in European History, begins when two Catholic Lord Regents are thrown out of a window in Prague; they land unharmed.
  3. 3. It Is 1618 A.D. Pluto reaches its aphelion, coming closest to the sun, and will not do so again until 1866 and then 2113.
  4. 4. It Is 1618 A.D. Kepler discovers harmonics law.
  5. 5. It Is 1618 A.D. Chief Powhatan (father of Pocahontas) dies.
  6. 6. It Is 1618 A.D. The Ming Chinese embassy of the Wanli Emperor presents tea to the Russian Tsar.
  7. 7. It Is 1618 A.D. Osman II deposes his uncle, Mustafa I, as Ottoman Emperor.
  8. 8. It Is 29 October 1618 A.D. Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded.
  9. 9. But What If Raleigh isn’t executed?
  10. 10. Mac’s Mission: Black Tuesday For his 24-hour bubble in time on 29 October 1618, Time Patrol agent Mac must insure history plays out as it is supposed to. The Shadow has a different idea.
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The start of one of the most destructive wars in history started with some guys getting thrown out a window. Kepler makes a law of physics. Someone loses their head; literally. What else happened that year? And what happens if one of those events is changed? Will that change our modern world?

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