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Historical Events Happened In 1616

Wednesday, 16 April 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   On this day in history philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)  

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

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

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

Feb 12   John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   Kaspar Forster, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

Mar 20   On this day in history walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana  

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

Mar 29   On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

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

May 03   On this day in history treaty of Loudun kills French civil war  

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

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

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   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   Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43  

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   On this day in history maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60  

Oct 25   On this day in history vOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia  

Nov 19   On this day in history eustache Le Sueur, French painter  

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history death of tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543)  

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

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

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