Historical Events For 1616
Sunday, 23 July 2017
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) in the year 1616.
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 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 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 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 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 In the year 1616 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 English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen on this day in history.
May 03 Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war in the year 1616.
May 19 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
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 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 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 The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy in the year 1616.
Oct 02 On this day in history a Gryphius, writer
Oct 10 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 25 VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history eustache Le Sueur, French painter
Nov 20 In the year 1616 bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War