Historical Events In 1602
Wednesday, 20 March 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 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 On this day in history franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded in the year 1602.
Mar 20 On this day in history united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 On this day in history john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan in the year 1602.
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
Jul 14 Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) in the year 1602.
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 in the year 1602.
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.