Historical Events Happened In 1602
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1602 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
Jan 12 In the year 1602 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 in the year 1602.
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.
Feb 13 In the year 1602 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
Mar 07 On this day in history kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer in the year 1602.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler in the year 1602.
May 15 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold in the year 1602.
May 21 On this day in history martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 On this day in history martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
Jul 14 Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) in the year 1602.
Jul 14 The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.
Oct 01 On this day in history hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61
Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Nov 08 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public in the year 1602.
Nov 20 On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence in the year 1602.
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.