Historical Events For 1597
Sunday, 25 February 2018
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 in the year 1597.
Mar 10 In the year 1597 petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies
Mar 11 Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France in the year 1597.
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 in the year 1597.
Jun 09 Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies in the year 1597.
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 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.
Jun 24 Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java on this day in history.
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 In the year 1597 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people in the year 1597.
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 On this day in history french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.
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 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1597 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
Dec 23 On this day in history martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"