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Historical Events In 1602

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Jan 02   On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1602 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   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   Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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   Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1602 cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold  

May 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1602.  

Sep 19   Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1602 the Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.  

Nov 20   On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)  

Dec 05   On this day in history 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 FĂȘte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1602

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader was born in the year 1602.  

Feb 09   Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza was born in the year 1602.  

Feb 14   Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680) was born in the year 1602.  

Mar 07   Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (d. 1679) was born in the year 1602.  

Mar 29   John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) was born in the year 1602.  

Apr 02   Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1602

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62  

Feb 13   On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies  

Feb 19   Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558) died on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1602 everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51  

Mar 11   Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer died on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1602 death of agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557)  

Sep 25   Caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525) died on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1602.  

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