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Historical Events In 1602

Monday, 21 June 2021

Jan 02   Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish in the year 1602.  

Jan 02   On this day in history spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale  

Jan 06   Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader in the year 1602.  

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

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

Feb 09   In the year 1602 franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza  

Feb 13   Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1602 pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer  

Feb 25   In the year 1602 everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51  

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

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

Mar 20   On this day in history dutch East India Company founded  

Mar 20   United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms on this day in history.  

Mar 29   John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) in the year 1602.  

Apr 02   On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan  

Apr 11   Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.  

Apr 30   In the year 1602 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler  

May 15   In the year 1602 cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold  

May 21   On this day in history martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)  

May 21   Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in the year 1602.  

Jul 14   In the year 1602 jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)  

Jul 14   On this day in history the birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman  

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

Sep 19   Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.  

Oct 01   On this day in history hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)  

Dec 05   In the year 1602 giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence  

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   Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza was born on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1602 birth of pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer  

Feb 18   In the year 1602 birth of per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680)  

Mar 07   In the year 1602 birth of kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)  

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

Mar 29   John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies  

Feb 19   In the year 1602 death of philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558)  

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

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

Mar 22   Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525) died on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61  

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