Historical Events In 1594
Monday, 21 October 2019
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 In the year 1594 henri IV crowned king of France
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 French King Henri IV festival in Paris France in the year 1594.
Mar 25 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer in the year 1594.
Apr 15 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague) on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, composer in the year 1594.
Apr 29 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer in the year 1594.
May 01 John Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
May 22 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen in the year 1594.
May 31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history michel Renichon, priest, executed
Jun 11 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) in the year 1594.
Jun 14 Orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61 on this day in history.
Jul 10 In the year 1594 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 in the year 1594.
Oct 16 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Nov 17 Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health) in the year 1594.
Nov 22 Martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82
Dec 09 On this day in history gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)
Dec 20 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer in the year 1594.