Historical Events In 1602
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish on this day in history.
Jan 02 Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale in the year 1602.
Jan 06 In the year 1602 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
Jan 12 In the year 1602 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer in the year 1602.
Feb 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) in the year 1602.
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 on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1602 martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1602 the birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman
Aug 31 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik on this day in history.
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.
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 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 In the year 1602 giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
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.