Historical Events For 1616
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 05 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron in the year 1616.
Jan 06 Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) in the year 1616.
Jan 13 In the year 1616 antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
Jan 24 On this day in history jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver
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 on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1616 spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
Feb 28 Kaspar Forster, composer in the year 1616.
Mar 05 In the year 1616 copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index
Mar 06 Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
Apr 23 In the year 1616 miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
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 On this day in history treaty of Loudun kills French civil war
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 Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec in the year 1616.
Jul 20 On this day in history hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier
Jul 25 On this day in history andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies
Aug 07 On this day in history 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 On this day in history gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
Sep 15 The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy in the year 1616.
Oct 02 A Gryphius, writer on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
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 Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War on this day in history.