Historical Events Happened In 1602
Thursday, 27 November 2014
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish in the year 1602.
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 in the year 1602.
Feb 03 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 in the year 1602.
Feb 09 In the year 1602 franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer in the year 1602.
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 In the year 1602 dutch East India Company founded
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 In the year 1602 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 In the year 1602 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold in the year 1602.
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 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 In the year 1602 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius on this day in history.
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 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public in the year 1602.
Nov 20 Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump) in the year 1602.
Dec 05 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence in the year 1602.
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.