Historical Events For 1597
Saturday, 27 May 2017
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 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 in the year 1597.
Feb 24 Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1597 petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies
Mar 11 In the year 1597 land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
Mar 12 On this day in history 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 in the year 1597.
Jun 02 Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jun 09 Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies in the year 1597.
Jun 09 In the year 1597 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 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized in the year 1597.
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 In the year 1597 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
Sep 16 On this day in history french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25 In the year 1597 amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
Oct 09 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort in the year 1597.
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 In the year 1597 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
Dec 23 In the year 1597 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"