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Historical Events Happened In 1602

Friday, 18 April 2014

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Johann Neukrantz, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler on this day in history.  

May 15   Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history grave surrenders to earl Mauritius  

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   The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)  

Dec 05   Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.  

Dec 11   On this day in history 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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer  

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   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (d. 1679) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history birth of john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history death of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557)  

Sep 25   Caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525) died on this day in history.  

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