Historical Events For 1597
Friday, 02 December 2016
Feb 02 On this day in history 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 in the year 1597.
Feb 24 In the year 1597 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 In the year 1597 land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
Mar 12 England routes troops to Amiens in the year 1597.
Apr 23 On this day in history william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
May 20 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1597.
Jun 20 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1597 cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
Jul 20 On this day in history franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer in the year 1597.
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on this day in history.
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 18 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 21 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 1597 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"