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