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Historical Events In 1596

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jan 05   Henry Lawes, English composer in the year 1596.  

Jan 13   Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter in the year 1596.  

Jan 21   On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  

Jan 28   British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Catholic League disjoins in the year 1596.  

Mar 01   Plague in Spain in the year 1596.  

Mar 11   On this day in history isaac Elsevier, book publisher  

Mar 23   Henry Unton, English diplomat on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1596 rené Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was)  

Mar 31   The birth of Rene Descartes, French philosopher on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais in the year 1596.  

Apr 24   On this day in history pacificatie of Ireland drawn  

May 09   On this day in history abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter  

May 18   Willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history england, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain  

May 27   Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java in the year 1596.  

Jun 30   English/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz on this day in history.  

Jul 05   English fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz on this day in history.  

Jul 17   At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya in the year 1596.  

Jul 29   On this day in history jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84  

Aug 03   David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) in the year 1596.  

Aug 09   In the year 1596 henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond  

Aug 19   On this day in history elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I  

Aug 26   In the year 1596 frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  

Sep 03   Nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Dutch fleet bombs Banten Java on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen in the year 1596.  

Sep 13   Pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher in the year 1596.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1596

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of henry Lawes, English composer  

Jan 13   In the year 1596 birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

Mar 11   Isaac Elsevier, book publisher was born in the year 1596.  

Mar 31   On this day in history birth of rené Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was)  

May 09   On this day in history birth of abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter  

Jun 21   Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov was born in the year 1596.  

Jun 23   On this day in history birth of johan Banér, Swedish soldier (d. 1641)  

Jun 29   Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1596

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1596 death of friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536)  

Mar 23   Henry Unton, English diplomat died in the year 1596.  

May 06   On this day in history death of giaches de Wert, Flemish composer (b. 1535)  

May 27   Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies in the year 1596.  

Jul 29   On this day in history jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84  

Aug 11   In the year 1596 death of hamnet Shakespeare, son of William Shakespeare (b. 1585)  

Sep 09   Anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen died on this day in history.  

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