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Historical Events Happened In 1616

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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

Jan 13   Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic in the year 1616.  

Jan 24   On this day in history jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver  

Jan 30   In the year 1616 william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)  

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

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

Feb 26   Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history kaspar Forster, composer  

Mar 05   In the year 1616 copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

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

Mar 26   In the year 1616 bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km.  

Mar 29   Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer in the year 1616.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1616 netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England  

Apr 30   English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen in the year 1616.  

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

Jul 11   Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 07   In the year 1616 vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies  

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

Aug 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1616 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   Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 in the year 1616.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

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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 in the year 1616.  

Jan 30   In the year 1616 birth of william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history birth of kaspar Forster, composer  

Mar 06   In the year 1616 birth of malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

Mar 29   In the year 1616 birth of johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

May 19   On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

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   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 in the year 1616.  

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

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

Jul 20   Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier died on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies in the year 1616.