Historical Events For 1616
Friday, 02 December 2016
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 In the year 1616 philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)
Jan 13 Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic in the year 1616.
Jan 24 Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver in the year 1616.
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 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 Kaspar Forster, composer on this day in history.
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 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 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 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer in the year 1616.
Apr 23 On this day in history miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
Apr 23 In the year 1616 netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
Apr 30 In the year 1616 english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
May 03 In the year 1616 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 In the year 1616 hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier
Jul 25 Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies in the year 1616.
Aug 07 On this day in history vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies
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 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 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 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.