Historical Events Happened In 1602
Sunday, 02 August 2015
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish on this day in history.
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 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 On this day in history 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 in the year 1602.
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded in the year 1602.
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms on this day in history.
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 In the year 1602 johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 On this day in history martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
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 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 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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.