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Historical Events In 1597

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Feb 02   In the year 1597 lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61  

Feb 05   On this day in history a group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.  

Feb 15   Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 in the year 1597.  

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 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   In the year 1597 matthijs Heldt, dies in battle  

Jun 02   On this day in history diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67  

Jun 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies  

Jul 22   On this day in history virgilio Mazzocchi, composer  

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

Aug 11   Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal in the year 1597.  

Dec 18   Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1597 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

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   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   On this day in history birth of jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (d. 1652)  

Apr 09   John Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (d. 1670) was born in the year 1597.  

Jun 09   Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter was born in the year 1597.  

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   Elias Ammerbach, German organist (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

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   Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies in the year 1597.  

May 20   Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle in the year 1597.  

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

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