Historical Events For 1594
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Feb 02 On this day in history giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
Feb 19 Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden in the year 1594.
Feb 27 In the year 1594 henri IV crowned king of France
Mar 12 In the year 1594 company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris on this day in history.
Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris France on this day in history.
Mar 25 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer in the year 1594.
Apr 15 In the year 1594 fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
Apr 20 On this day in history matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, composer in the year 1594.
Apr 29 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.
May 01 John Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
May 22 In the year 1594 earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
May 31 On this day in history tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
Jun 03 In the year 1594 michel Renichon, priest, executed
Jun 11 In the year 1594 philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principalía (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
Jun 14 On this day in history orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61
Jul 10 On this day in history paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40
Jul 23 In the year 1594 groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis
Sep 13 Francesco Manelli, composer on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
Nov 17 On this day in history johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
Nov 22 Martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82
Dec 09 Gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32) in the year 1594.
Dec 20 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer on this day in history.