Historical Events For 1602
Monday, 25 September 2017
Jan 02 In the year 1602 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 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 In the year 1602 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 In the year 1602 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1602 cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in the year 1602.
May 21 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in the year 1602.
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 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 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 In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
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.