Historical Events For 1597
Monday, 27 March 2017
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 in the year 1597.
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 in the year 1597.
Mar 10 Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.
Mar 11 Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France in the year 1597.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 09 On this day in history jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
Jun 09 On this day in history pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter
Jun 14 In the year 1597 at 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
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 In the year 1597 franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer in the year 1597.
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1597 germany throws out English sales people
Aug 14 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java in the year 1597.
Aug 20 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1597 french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV in the year 1597.
Oct 09 In the year 1597 earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort
Nov 07 On this day in history emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal
Dec 18 In the year 1597 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"