Historical Events Happened In 1616
Saturday, 02 July 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 Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) on this day in history.
Jan 13 Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1616 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 On this day in history spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
Feb 28 Kaspar Forster, composer on this day in history.
Mar 05 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index in the year 1616.
Mar 06 On this day in history francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1616 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 on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
Apr 23 On this day in history miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
Apr 23 On this day in history 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 in the year 1616.
Jun 12 Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies on this day in history.
Jul 11 On this day in history samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
Jul 20 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier in the year 1616.
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 in the year 1616.
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 In the year 1616 the first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.
Oct 02 A Gryphius, writer in the year 1616.
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 On this day in history eustache Le Sueur, French painter
Nov 20 On this day in history bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War