Historical Events In 1602
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Jan 02 On this day in history 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 in the year 1602.
Jan 12 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
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 In the year 1602 emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 In the year 1602 john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 On this day in history johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler in the year 1602.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public in the year 1602.
Nov 20 Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump) on this day in history.
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.