Historical Events For 1602
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1602 everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
Mar 07 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) in the year 1602.
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer in the year 1602.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 dutch East India Company founded
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 In the year 1602 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 On this day in history johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 In the year 1602 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 In the year 1602 cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 In the year 1602 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 The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman on this day in history.
Aug 31 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik in the year 1602.
Sep 19 In the year 1602 grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Oct 01 In the year 1602 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 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 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.
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.