Historical Events For 1616
Friday, 26 May 2017
Jan 05 In the year 1616 samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron.
Jan 06 In the year 1616 philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)
Jan 13 On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
Jan 24 Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver on this day in history.
Jan 30 William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) in the year 1616.
Feb 12 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 in the year 1616.
Feb 19 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer in the year 1616.
Feb 26 Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo in the year 1616.
Feb 28 Kaspar Forster, composer on this day in history.
Mar 05 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index in the year 1616.
Mar 06 Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
Mar 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer in the year 1616.
Mar 20 Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana on this day in history.
Mar 26 Bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km in the year 1616.
Mar 29 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer on this day in history.
Apr 23 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Apr 23 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England on this day in history.
Apr 30 In the year 1616 english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
May 03 Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1616 johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
Jun 12 Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies in the year 1616.
Jul 11 In the year 1616 samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
Jul 20 In the year 1616 hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier
Jul 25 On this day in history andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies
Aug 07 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies in the year 1616.
Aug 08 In the year 1616 cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
Aug 26 In the year 1616 johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66
Aug 31 Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
Sep 15 On this day in history the first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.
Oct 02 On this day in history a Gryphius, writer
Oct 10 In the year 1616 maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
Oct 25 VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia on this day in history.
Nov 19 Eustache Le Sueur, French painter on this day in history.
Nov 20 Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War in the year 1616.