Historical Events For 1626
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68
Jan 21 In the year 1626 john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62
Jan 25 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter on this day in history.
Feb 06 On this day in history huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle
Feb 06 On this day in history huguenot rebels & the French sign Peace of La Rochelle
Feb 20 On this day in history john Dowland, composer, dies
Feb 27 In the year 1626 yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci.
Feb 28 Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 in the year 1626.
Apr 05 On this day in history jan van Kessel, Flemish painter
Apr 09 On this day in history francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, statesman, dies
Apr 12 In the year 1626 paul Hainlein, composer
Apr 13 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised in the year 1626.
Apr 25 Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld in the year 1626.
May 04 In the year 1626 dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island
May 04 Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth &buttons on this day in history.
May 04 Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands in the year 1626.
May 06 On this day in history dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets
May 06 On this day in history dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets
May 24 In the year 1626 peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
May 27 In the year 1626 william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
Jun 15 In the year 1626 king Charles I disbands English parliament
Jul 05 Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated in the year 1626.
Jul 05 On this day in history stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle
Jul 25 Geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian in the year 1626.
Jul 30 In the year 1626 earthquake hits Naples; 10,000 die
Aug 01 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
Aug 12 In the year 1626 giovanni Legrenzi, composer
Aug 14 Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher in the year 1626.
Aug 27 On this day in history battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV
Sep 26 Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71 in the year 1626.
Sep 30 Battle between king Bethlen Gabor & earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends on this day in history.
Oct 04 Richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59) on this day in history.
Oct 05 Johann Schop, composer in the year 1626.
Oct 09 On this day in history john Ferrabosco, composer