Historical Events Happened In 1602
Thursday, 18 September 2014
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 1602.
Jan 12 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on this day in history.
Feb 03 In [ feb 03 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 In [ feb 09 franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies in 1602.
Feb 14 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In [ mar 07 kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 On this day in history emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded on this day in history.
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms in 1602.
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 In [ apr 11 johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 In [ apr 30 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in 1602.
May 21 On this day in history martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
Jul 14 In [ jul 14 jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
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 1602.
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in 1602.
Oct 01 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 in 1602.
Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 in 1602.
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) in 1602.
Dec 05 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence in 1602.
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.