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Historical Events Happened In 1602

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 02   On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish  

Jan 02   On this day in history spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale  

Jan 06   On this day in history karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader  

Jan 12   On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician  

Feb 03   On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62  

Feb 09   On this day in history franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza  

Feb 13   Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51  

Mar 07   Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Dutch East India Company founded on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johann Neukrantz, composer  

Apr 30   On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler  

May 15   On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history the birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman  

Aug 31   Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history the Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1602

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader  

Feb 09   Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza was born on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680)  

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of jacques de Billy, French mathematician (d. 1679)  

Mar 29   John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1602

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62  

Feb 13   On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies  

Feb 19   Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558) died on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer  

Mar 22   Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history death of caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525)  

Oct 01   Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.