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Historical Events Happened In 1612

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Jan 04   Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history paul de La Pierre, composer  

Jan 17   On this day in history thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

Jan 20   Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77  

Jan 28   Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia  

Feb 06   Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)  

Feb 08   Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74  

Apr 13   On this day in history sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai  

Apr 18   On this day in history emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies  

May 24   On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  

Jun 08   Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history karel van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot  

Jun 23   Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian  

Sep 27   On this day in history piotr Skarga, Polish theology/PM (Sanctity of Life), dies at 76  

Sep 28   On this day in history michel Anguier, French sculptor  

Sep 30   On this day in history ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81  

Oct 07   On this day in history menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70  

Oct 28   On this day in history robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I  

Nov 01   On this day in history (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky  

Dec 15   On this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope  

Dec 15   Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1612

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Paul de La Pierre, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

Feb 22   George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (d. 1677) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1612

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

Jan 20   On this day in history rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59  

Jan 27   Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77 died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57  

Mar 14   Philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history death of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566)