Historical Events For 1602
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
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 in the year 1602.
Feb 09 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 In the year 1602 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) in the year 1602.
Apr 02 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan on this day in history.
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
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 In the year 1602 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 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 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 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 In the year 1602 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 In the year 1602 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 Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend on this day in history.