Historical Events For 1597
Monday, 24 July 2017
Feb 02 In the year 1597 lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
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 on this day in history.
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 Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France on this day in history.
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 in the year 1597.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 09 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter on this day in history.
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 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies in the year 1597.
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer in the year 1597.
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized in the year 1597.
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1597 cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
Aug 20 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East in the year 1597.
Sep 16 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria in the year 1597.
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1597 earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal on this day in history.
Dec 18 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 21 On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
Dec 23 In the year 1597 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"