Historical Events Happened In 1602
Friday, 30 September 2016
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1602 spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 On this day in history karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
Jan 12 On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1602 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) on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 On this day in history dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 On this day in history united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 In the year 1602 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 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 On this day in history martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
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 in the year 1602.
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 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 On this day in history giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
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 FĂȘte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend in the year 1602.