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Historical Events Happened In 1616

Thursday, 02 October 2014

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

Jan 06   Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Jan 24   Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver in the year 1616.  

Jan 30   William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) in the year 1616.  

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

Feb 19   Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo  

Feb 28   On this day in history kaspar Forster, composer  

Mar 05   Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana  

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   On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

Apr 23   Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 in the year 1616.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen  

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

May 19   Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer in the year 1616.  

Jun 12   On this day in history cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies  

Jul 11   Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec in the year 1616.  

Jul 20   Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier in the year 1616.  

Jul 25   On this day in history andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies  

Aug 07   Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68  

Aug 26   Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1616.  

Sep 15   In the year 1616 the first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.  

Oct 02   A Gryphius, writer on this day in history.  

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   Eustache Le Sueur, French painter on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 13   In the year 1616 birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Jan 16   In the year 1616 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

Jan 30   William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) was born in the year 1616.  

Feb 19   Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Kaspar Forster, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Malachias Siebenhaar, composer was born in the year 1616.  

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   In the year 1616 death of philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)  

Feb 12   John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 in the year 1616.  

Mar 06   Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1616.  

Apr 23   Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 in the year 1616.  

Jun 01   Tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543) died on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies  

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

Jul 25   Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies on this day in history.