Historical Events For 1597
Friday, 24 November 2017
Feb 02 On this day in history lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
Feb 05 In the year 1597 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 In the year 1597 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
Feb 24 In the year 1597 flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main
Mar 10 In the year 1597 petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies
Mar 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle
Jun 02 In the year 1597 diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67
Jun 09 In the year 1597 jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
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 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.
Jun 24 Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java in the year 1597.
Jul 20 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on this day in history.
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer in the year 1597.
Jul 31 In the year 1597 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.
Aug 14 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on this day in history.
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 On this day in history amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
Oct 09 In the year 1597 earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal in the year 1597.
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 In the year 1597 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"