Historical Events For 1597
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Feb 02 Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 in the year 1597.
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 In the year 1597 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 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 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 Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle in the year 1597.
Jun 02 On this day in history diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67
Jun 09 In the year 1597 jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
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 In the year 1597 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 In the year 1597 virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
Jul 31 In the year 1597 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
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 on this day in history.
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.
Oct 09 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort on this day in history.
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal in the year 1597.
Dec 18 In the year 1597 barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
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" on this day in history.