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Historical Events In 1602

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Jan 02   In the year 1602 battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish  

Jan 02   Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale in the year 1602.  

Jan 06   On this day in history karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader  

Jan 12   On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician  

Feb 03   In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62  

Feb 09   Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.  

Feb 13   In the year 1602 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies  

Feb 14   Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) in the year 1602.  

Mar 11   Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer in the year 1602.  

Mar 20   In the year 1602 dutch East India Company founded  

Mar 20   United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms in the year 1602.  

Mar 29   In the year 1602 john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)  

Apr 02   In the year 1602 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan  

Apr 11   Johann Neukrantz, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler  

May 15   Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold in the year 1602.  

May 21   Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.  

May 21   Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1602 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

Sep 19   Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1602.  

Oct 23   Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 in the year 1602.  

Nov 08   The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public in the year 1602.  

Nov 20   In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)  

Dec 05   Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence in the year 1602.  

Dec 11   A surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on FĂȘte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1602

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1602 birth of karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader  

Feb 09   Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza was born in the year 1602.  

Feb 14   Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer was born in the year 1602.  

Feb 18   Per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680) was born in the year 1602.  

Mar 07   Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (d. 1679) was born in the year 1602.  

Mar 29   In the year 1602 birth of john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)  

Apr 02   Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan was born in the year 1602.  

Famous Deaths In 1602

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 in the year 1602.  

Feb 13   In the year 1602 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies  

Feb 19   Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558) died on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51  

Mar 11   Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer died on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557) died in the year 1602.  

Sep 25   In the year 1602 death of caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525)  

Oct 01   Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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