Historical Events In 1596
Friday, 22 November 2019
Jan 05 In the year 1596 henry Lawes, English composer
Jan 13 On this day in history jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
Jan 21 In the year 1596 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 in the year 1596.
Jan 31 In the year 1596 catholic League disjoins
Mar 11 On this day in history isaac Elsevier, book publisher
Mar 23 In the year 1596 henry Unton, English diplomat
Mar 31 René Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was) on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1596 the birth of Rene Descartes, French philosopher
Apr 17 In the year 1596 arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais
Apr 24 In the year 1596 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 England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1596 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
Jun 21 Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1596 cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java
Jun 30 English/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1596 english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz
Jul 17 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.
Jul 29 Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 on this day in history.
Aug 03 David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) in the year 1596.
Aug 09 Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond on this day in history.
Aug 19 Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)
Sep 03 Nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri) in the year 1596.
Sep 04 On this day in history constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly)
Sep 05 Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java on this day in history.
Sep 07 Dutch fleet bombs Banten Java in the year 1596.
Sep 09 In the year 1596 anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen
Sep 13 On this day in history pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java)
Sep 20 On this day in history diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.
Sep 23 Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher in the year 1596.
Sep 28 In the year 1596 vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor