Historical Events For 1597
Sunday, 26 February 2017
Feb 02 Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 on this day in history.
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 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main
Mar 10 Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies in the year 1597.
Mar 11 On this day in history land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
Mar 12 On this day in history england routes troops to Amiens
Apr 23 In the year 1597 william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
May 20 In the year 1597 matthijs Heldt, dies in battle
Jun 02 Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jun 09 In the year 1597 jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
Jun 09 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter in the year 1597.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1597 virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
Jul 31 On this day in history sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people in the year 1597.
Aug 14 On this day in history cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
Aug 20 On this day in history 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
Sep 16 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria on this day in history.
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 In the year 1597 emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal
Dec 18 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 in the year 1597.
Dec 21 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 in the year 1597.
Dec 23 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" in the year 1597.