Historical Events Happened In 1602
Sunday, 07 February 2016
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 On this day in history spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader in the year 1602.
Jan 12 On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
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 In the year 1602 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 In the year 1602 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 on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms on this day in history.
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
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 On this day in history martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 In the year 1602 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 In the year 1602 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.
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 In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 In the year 1602 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.