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 Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend on this day in history.