Historical Events For 1596
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Jan 05 In the year 1596 henry Lawes, English composer
Jan 13 In the year 1596 jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
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 In the year 1596 catholic League disjoins
Mar 11 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher on this day in history.
Mar 23 Henry Unton, English diplomat in the year 1596.
Mar 31 René Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was) in the year 1596.
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 In the year 1596 pacificatie of Ireland drawn
May 09 On this day in history abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter
May 18 Willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya in the year 1596.
May 26 In the year 1596 england, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain
May 27 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov
Jun 22 In the year 1596 cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java
Jun 30 In the year 1596 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 in the year 1596.
Aug 03 In the year 1596 david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
Aug 09 Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond on this day in history.
Aug 19 Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I in the year 1596.
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) in the year 1596.
Sep 05 In the year 1596 dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java
Sep 07 Dutch fleet bombs Banten Java in the year 1596.
Sep 09 Anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen in the year 1596.
Sep 13 In the year 1596 pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java)
Sep 20 In the year 1596 diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.
Sep 23 Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher in the year 1596.
Sep 28 On this day in history vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor