Historical Events In 1602
Wednesday, 17 July 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 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 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 In the year 1602 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 In the year 1602 kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
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 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 on this day in history.
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 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
Jul 14 In the year 1602 jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
Jul 14 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
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 on this day in history.
Nov 08 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence in the year 1602.
Dec 11 In the year 1602 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.