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Historical Events In 1602

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Jan 02   Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish in the year 1602.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician  

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   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 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   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 in the year 1602.  

Apr 11   Johann Neukrantz, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1602 martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)  

May 21   In the year 1602 martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)  

Jul 14   Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.  

Nov 20   Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.  

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 FĂȘte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history birth of franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history birth of per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1602.  

Famous Deaths In 1602

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 03   Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558) died in the year 1602.  

Feb 25   Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer died in the year 1602.  

Mar 22   Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history death of caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525)  

Oct 01   On this day in history hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61  

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