Historical Events For 1602
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 02 In the year 1602 battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale in the year 1602.
Jan 06 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader on this day in history.
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 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza on this day in history.
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 in the year 1602.
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
Mar 07 On this day in history kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 In the year 1602 emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded in the year 1602.
Mar 20 On this day in history united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
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 on this day in history.
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler on this day in history.
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 the year 1602.
May 21 On this day in history martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
Jul 14 Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) in the year 1602.
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 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 in the year 1602.
Nov 08 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 On this day in history 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 in the year 1602.