Historical Events For 1602
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
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 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on this day in history.
Feb 03 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 in the year 1602.
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 In the year 1602 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 On this day in history everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
Mar 07 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) in the year 1602.
Mar 11 On this day in history emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded in the year 1602.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) on this day in history.
Apr 02 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan on this day in history.
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer on this day in history.
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler on this day in history.
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 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in the year 1602.
Jul 14 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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.