Historical Events For 1594
Friday, 20 January 2017
Feb 02 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68 in the year 1594.
Feb 19 On this day in history 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.
Feb 27 Henri IV crowned king of France in the year 1594.
Mar 12 On this day in history 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 in the year 1594.
Mar 25 In the year 1594 maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer
Apr 15 In the year 1594 fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
Apr 20 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer on this day in history.
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 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen in the year 1594.
May 31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75 in the year 1594.
Jun 03 On this day in history michel Renichon, priest, executed
Jun 11 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) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61 on this day in history.
Jul 10 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1594.
Jul 23 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1594 francesco Manelli, composer
Oct 16 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 in the year 1594.
Nov 17 In the year 1594 johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
Nov 22 In the year 1594 martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies
Dec 05 On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82
Dec 09 In the year 1594 gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)
Dec 20 On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer