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Historical Events Happened In 1596

Monday, 21 April 2014

Jan 05   Henry Lawes, English composer on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter on this day in history.  

Jan 21   John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Catholic League disjoins on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Isaac Elsevier, book publisher on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Henry Unton, English diplomat on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history rené Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was)  

Mar 31   The birth of Rene Descartes, French philosopher on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais  

Apr 24   On this day in history 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   England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 22   On this day in history cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java  

Jun 30   On this day in history english/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz  

Jul 05   On this day in history english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz  

Jul 17   At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

Aug 03   David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  

Sep 03   Nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Dutch fleet bombs Banten Java on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen  

Sep 13   Pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.  

Sep 23   Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1596

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Henry Lawes, English composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history birth of isaac Elsevier, book publisher  

Mar 31   René Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was) was born on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history birth of abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter  

Jun 21   Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov was born on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history birth of johan Banér, Swedish soldier (d. 1641)  

Jun 29   Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1596

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) died on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history death of henry Unton, English diplomat  

May 06   Giaches de Wert, Flemish composer (b. 1535) died on this day in history.  

May 27   Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history death of hamnet Shakespeare, son of William Shakespeare (b. 1585)  

Sep 09   On this day in history death of anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen