Historical Events In 1594
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Feb 02 In the year 1594 giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
Feb 19 Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden in the year 1594.
Feb 27 Henri IV crowned king of France in the year 1594.
Mar 12 Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies in the year 1594.
Mar 22 On this day in history french King Henri IV festival in Paris
Mar 22 On this day in history french King Henri IV festival in Paris France
Mar 25 In the year 1594 maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer
Apr 15 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague) on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1594 matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, composer in the year 1594.
Apr 29 On this day in history thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
May 01 In the year 1594 john Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate
May 04 In the year 1594 paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
May 22 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on this day in history.
May 31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75 in the year 1594.
Jun 03 In the year 1594 michel Renichon, priest, executed
Jun 11 On this day in history philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principalía (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
Jun 14 Orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61 on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40
Jul 23 On this day in history groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis
Sep 13 Francesco Manelli, composer on this day in history.
Oct 16 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 in the year 1594.
Nov 17 On this day in history johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
Nov 22 In the year 1594 martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies
Dec 05 Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 in the year 1594.
Dec 09 Gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32) on this day in history.
Dec 20 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer in the year 1594.