Historical Events Happened In 1602
Friday, 28 October 2016
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 in the year 1602.
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.
Feb 13 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1602 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 in the year 1602.
Mar 07 In the year 1602 kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms in the year 1602.
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) in the year 1602.
Apr 02 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1602 martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
Jul 14 The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman on this day in history.
Aug 31 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik on this day in history.
Sep 19 On this day in history grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Oct 01 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1602.
Oct 23 On this day in history 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 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.
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.