Historical Events In 1602
Sunday, 25 September 2022
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish in the year 1602.
Jan 02 Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1602 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
Jan 12 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician in the year 1602.
Feb 03 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 In the year 1602 franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 In the year 1602 alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
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 On this day in history kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 On this day in history emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
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 On this day in history john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 In the year 1602 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 In the year 1602 johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler on this day in history.
May 15 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold in the year 1602.
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in the year 1602.
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 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik on this day in history.
Sep 19 On this day in history grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Oct 01 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history the Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.
Nov 20 Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump) on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1602 giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
Dec 11 In the year 1602 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.