Historical Events For 1612
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Jan 04 Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 in the year 1612.
Jan 07 Paul de La Pierre, composer in the year 1612.
Jan 17 In the year 1612 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 In the year 1612 maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77
Jan 28 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies in the year 1612.
Jan 31 In the year 1612 hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia
Feb 06 Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist in the year 1612.
Feb 06 In the year 1612 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
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 In the year 1612 ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57
Mar 14 On this day in history philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74
Apr 13 In the year 1612 sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai
Apr 18 Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1612 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
Jun 08 On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
Jun 13 In the year 1612 charles van Croij, prince of Chimay, dies at 51
Jun 13 In the year 1612 karel van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot
Jun 23 In the year 1612 justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
Jul 27 In the year 1612 murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad
Aug 09 In the year 1612 ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
Aug 12 In the year 1612 giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60
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 Michel Anguier, French sculptor on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1612 ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81
Oct 07 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Oct 28 Robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I in the year 1612.
Nov 01 (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky on this day in history.
Dec 15 Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope in the year 1612.
Dec 15 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope