Historical Events Happened In 1602
Friday, 09 October 2015
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 in the year 1602.
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 in the year 1602.
Feb 03 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 in the year 1602.
Feb 09 In the year 1602 franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 In the year 1602 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer in the year 1602.
Feb 25 On this day in history everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
Mar 07 In the year 1602 kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer in the year 1602.
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded in the year 1602.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 On this day in history john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan in the year 1602.
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 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on this day in history.
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
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 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 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.