Historical Events In 1602
Sunday, 26 May 2019
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 Spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale on this day in history.
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 In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza in the year 1602.
Feb 13 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies in the year 1602.
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 In the year 1602 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 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 In the year 1602 william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 In the year 1602 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 On this day in history martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
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 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 On this day in history hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61
Oct 23 On this day in history franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
Nov 08 In the year 1602 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 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 Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend in the year 1602.