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Historical Events In 1597

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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   Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance in the year 1597.  

May 20   On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

Jun 02   In the year 1597 diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67  

Jun 09   Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies in the year 1597.  

Jun 09   In the year 1597 pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter  

Jun 14   In the year 1597 at 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands  

Jun 20   On this day in history willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies  

Jun 24   On this day in history cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java  

Jul 20   Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer in the year 1597.  

Jul 31   In the year 1597 sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

Aug 11   On this day in history germany throws out English sales people  

Aug 14   Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java in the year 1597.  

Aug 20   On this day in history 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East  

Sep 16   In the year 1597 french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria  

Sep 25   Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1597 earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort  

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   On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

Dec 23   Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" in the year 1597.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1597

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of fran├žois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of john Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640)  

Feb 24   Vincent Voiture, French poet (d. 1648) was born in the year 1597.  

Mar 01   Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652) was born in the year 1597.  

Apr 09   John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1597 birth of pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter  

Jul 22   Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1597

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   On this day in history death of elias Ammerbach, German organist (b. 1530)  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61  

Feb 15   On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  

Mar 10   Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

Jun 02   Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies  

Jun 20   Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.  

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