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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1597

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   Fran├žois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1597 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   In the year 1597 birth of jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)  

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

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter  

Jul 22   In the year 1597 birth of virgilio Mazzocchi, composer  

Jul 31   On this day in history birth of sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized  

Famous Deaths In 1597

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   In the year 1597 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   Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 in the year 1597.  

Mar 10   In the year 1597 petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies  

May 20   Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67 in the year 1597.  

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

Jun 20   Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies in the year 1597.  

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