Historical Events In 1597
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Feb 02 Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 in the year 1597.
Feb 05 On this day in history a group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.
Feb 15 On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
Feb 24 Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main on this day in history.
Mar 10 Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1597 land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
Mar 12 In the year 1597 england routes troops to Amiens
Apr 23 William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on this day in history.
May 20 Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jun 02 Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67 in the year 1597.
Jun 09 On this day in history jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
Jun 09 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter on this day in history.
Jun 14 At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies
Jun 24 In the year 1597 cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
Jul 20 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on this day in history.
Jul 22 In the year 1597 virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
Jul 31 In the year 1597 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
Aug 11 On this day in history germany throws out English sales people
Aug 14 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
Sep 16 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria on this day in history.
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.
Oct 09 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort on this day in history.
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
Dec 21 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 in the year 1597.
Dec 23 On this day in history martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"