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Historical Events Happened In 1626

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68  

Jan 21   John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter  

Feb 06   On this day in history huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle  

Feb 06   Huguenot rebels & the French sign Peace of La Rochelle on this day in history.  

Feb 20   John Dowland, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci.  

Feb 28   On this day in history cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51  

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   On this day in history paul Hainlein, composer  

Apr 13   Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld  

May 04   Dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets  

May 06   Dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets on this day in history.  

May 24   Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24 on this day in history.  

May 27   William II, prince of Orange/stadholder on this day in history.  

Jun 15   King Charles I disbands English parliament on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle  

Jul 25   On this day in history geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian  

Jul 30   Earthquake hits Naples; 10,000 die on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Giovanni Legrenzi, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71  

Sep 30   Battle between king Bethlen Gabor & earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59)  

Oct 05   Johann Schop, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 09   John Ferrabosco, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1626

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 16   Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history birth of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)  

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of john Aubrey, English antiquary and writer (d. 1697)  

Apr 05   Jan van Kessel, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised was born on this day in history.  

May 12   Louis Hennepin, Flemish missionary (d. 1705) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1626

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68  

Jan 21   John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (b. 1580)  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of william V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548)  

Feb 11   On this day in history death of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (b. 1552)  

Feb 20   On this day in history john Dowland, composer, dies  

Feb 28   On this day in history cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51  

Apr 09   On this day in history francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, statesman, dies