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Historical Events Happened In 1616

Friday, 12 February 2016

Jan 05   On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1616 william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)  

Feb 12   In the year 1616 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65  

Feb 19   On this day in history jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

Feb 26   In the year 1616 spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo  

Feb 28   In the year 1616 kaspar Forster, composer  

Mar 05   Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index in the year 1616.  

Mar 06   On this day in history francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)  

Mar 06   Malachias Siebenhaar, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana in the year 1616.  

Mar 26   Bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1616 johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

Apr 23   On this day in history miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69  

Apr 23   On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England  

Apr 30   In the year 1616 english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen  

May 03   Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war in the year 1616.  

May 19   In the year 1616 johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

Jun 12   Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1616 andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies  

Aug 07   Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies in the year 1616.  

Aug 08   Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 in the year 1616.  

Aug 26   In the year 1616 johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66  

Aug 31   In the year 1616 gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43  

Sep 15   The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history a Gryphius, writer  

Oct 10   Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 in the year 1616.  

Oct 25   VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia in the year 1616.  

Nov 19   In the year 1616 eustache Le Sueur, French painter  

Nov 20   In the year 1616 bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 13   Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history birth of jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

Feb 28   In the year 1616 birth of kaspar Forster, composer  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

Mar 29   Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1616

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) died in the year 1616.  

Feb 12   On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65  

Mar 06   Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543) died in the year 1616.  

Jun 12   Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies in the year 1616.  

Jul 20   On this day in history death of hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier  

Jul 25   In the year 1616 andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies  

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