Historical Events Happened In 1602
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 In the year 1602 spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 In the year 1602 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 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 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 in the year 1602.
Mar 07 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1602 emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 On this day in history dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms in the year 1602.
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) in the year 1602.
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 On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold in the year 1602.
May 21 In the year 1602 martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 In the year 1602 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 In the year 1602 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 In the year 1602 grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Oct 01 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 in the year 1602.
Nov 08 In the year 1602 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 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.
Dec 11 On this day in history 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.