Historical Events In 1597
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Feb 02 In the year 1597 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 Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies in the year 1597.
Mar 11 Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1597 england routes troops to Amiens
Apr 23 On this day in history william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
May 20 In the year 1597 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 09 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1597 at 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
Jun 20 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1597 cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
Jul 20 On this day in history franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer in the year 1597.
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized in the year 1597.
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.
Aug 14 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java in the year 1597.
Aug 20 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1597 french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25 In the year 1597 amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
Oct 09 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort in the year 1597.
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal on this day in history.
Dec 18 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1597 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
Dec 23 On this day in history martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"