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Historical Events Happened In 1597

Friday, 18 April 2014

Feb 02   Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  

Feb 24   On this day in history flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main  

Mar 10   Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France  

Mar 12   England routes troops to Amiens on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67  

Jun 09   Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter  

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   On this day in history cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java  

Jul 20   On this day in history franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies  

Jul 22   Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

Aug 11   Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java  

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   On this day in history earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort  

Nov 07   On this day in history emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1597

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of françois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of john Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640)  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of vincent Voiture, French poet (d. 1648)  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)  

Apr 09   On this day in history birth of john Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)  

Jun 09   Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter was born on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history birth of virgilio Mazzocchi, composer  

Jul 31   On this day in history birth of sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

Famous Deaths In 1597

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   On this day in history death of elias Ammerbach, German organist (b. 1530)  

Feb 02   Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 died on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  

Mar 10   On this day in history petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies  

May 20   On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

Jun 02   On this day in history diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67  

Jun 09   On this day in history jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies  

Jun 20   On this day in history willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies