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Historical Events Happened In 1597

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Feb 02   Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

Jun 02   On this day in history diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67  

Jun 09   Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies  

Jun 24   Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

Aug 11   On this day in history germany throws out English sales people  

Aug 14   Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV  

Oct 09   On this day in history earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort  

Nov 07   On this day in history emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal  

Dec 18   On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67  

Dec 21   On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

Dec 23   On this day in history martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

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Famous Birthdays In 1597

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of françois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of john Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640)  

Feb 24   Vincent Voiture, French poet (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history birth of john Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670)  

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter  

Jul 22   On this day in history birth of virgilio Mazzocchi, composer  

Jul 31   Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1597

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   Elias Ammerbach, German organist (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61  

Feb 15   Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

Jun 02   On this day in history diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67  

Jun 09   Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies