Historical Events For 1596
Friday, 02 December 2016
Jan 05 Henry Lawes, English composer on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
Jan 21 In the year 1596 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66
Jan 28 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1596 catholic League disjoins
Mar 11 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher in the year 1596.
Mar 23 On this day in history henry Unton, English diplomat
Mar 31 René Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was) in the year 1596.
Mar 31 The birth of Rene Descartes, French philosopher in the year 1596.
Apr 17 Arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais on this day in history.
Apr 24 In the year 1596 pacificatie of Ireland drawn
May 09 Abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya
May 26 On this day in history england, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain
May 27 On this day in history tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
Jun 21 Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov in the year 1596.
Jun 22 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java in the year 1596.
Jun 30 In the year 1596 english/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz
Jul 05 In the year 1596 english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz
Jul 17 In the year 1596 at 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
Jul 29 Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 in the year 1596.
Aug 03 In the year 1596 david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
Aug 09 On this day in history henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond
Aug 19 On this day in history elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
Aug 26 On this day in history frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)
Sep 03 On this day in history nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri)
Sep 04 In the year 1596 constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly)
Sep 05 Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java in the year 1596.
Sep 07 In the year 1596 dutch fleet bombs Banten Java
Sep 09 Anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen on this day in history.
Sep 13 Pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java) in the year 1596.
Sep 20 In the year 1596 diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.
Sep 23 In the year 1596 joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher
Sep 28 Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor on this day in history.