Historical Events In 1597
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Feb 02 On this day in history lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
Feb 05 A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1597 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
Feb 24 Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main in the year 1597.
Mar 10 On this day in history petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies
Mar 11 Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France in the year 1597.
Mar 12 England routes troops to Amiens in the year 1597.
Apr 23 William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on this day in history.
May 20 Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1597 diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67
Jun 09 In the year 1597 jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
Jun 09 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter in the year 1597.
Jun 14 On this day in history at 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
Jun 20 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies in the year 1597.
Jun 24 In the year 1597 cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
Jul 20 In the year 1597 franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
Jul 22 On this day in history virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized on this day in history.
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people in the year 1597.
Aug 14 On this day in history cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
Aug 20 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East in the year 1597.
Sep 16 French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria on this day in history.
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.
Oct 09 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort on this day in history.
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1597 barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
Dec 21 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 in the year 1597.
Dec 23 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on this day in history.