Historical Events In 1602
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Jan 02 In the year 1602 battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 In the year 1602 spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1602.
Feb 14 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 in the year 1602.
Mar 07 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) on this day in history.
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer in the year 1602.
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded on this day in history.
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 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 In the year 1602 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1602 martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
Jul 14 On this day in history jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
Jul 14 The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman in the year 1602.
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 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history the Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.
Nov 20 In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 On this day in history giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
Dec 11 On this day in history 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.