Historical Events For 1616
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Jan 05 On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron.
Jan 06 On this day in history philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)
Jan 13 On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
Jan 24 On this day in history jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver
Jan 30 In the year 1616 william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)
Feb 12 On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
Feb 19 In the year 1616 jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
Feb 26 On this day in history spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo
Feb 28 On this day in history kaspar Forster, composer
Mar 05 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index in the year 1616.
Mar 06 Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
Mar 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer in the year 1616.
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 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 On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
Apr 30 English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen in the year 1616.
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 In the year 1616 cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies
Jul 11 On this day in history samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
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 In the year 1616 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 in the year 1616.
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 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 On this day in history vOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
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.