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Historical Events In 1597

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France  

Mar 12   On this day in history england routes troops to Amiens  

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   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   On this day in history pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter  

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 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   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   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 in the year 1597.  

Sep 16   French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria in the year 1597.  

Sep 25   Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV in the year 1597.  

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   On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67  

Dec 21   In the year 1597 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

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

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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   John Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640) was born in the year 1597.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 22   Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer was born in the year 1597.  

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

Feb 02   Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1597.  

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

Jun 09   Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies on this day in history.  

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

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