Historical Events Happened In 1602
Thursday, 02 October 2014
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish on this day in history.
Jan 02 Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale on this day in history.
Jan 06 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader in the year 1602.
Jan 12 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on this day in history.
Feb 03 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
Mar 07 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1602 emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 On this day in history dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 In the year 1602 united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 In the year 1602 john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 In the year 1602 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 In the year 1602 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
May 21 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
Jul 14 Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) in the year 1602.
Jul 14 The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman in the year 1602.
Aug 31 On this day in history amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 In the year 1602 grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Oct 01 In the year 1602 hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61
Oct 23 In the year 1602 franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
Nov 08 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public on this day in history.
Nov 20 Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump) on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
Dec 11 In the year 1602 a surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.