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Historical Events In 1612

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 04   Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 in the year 1612.  

Jan 07   In the year 1612 paul de La Pierre, composer  

Jan 17   In the year 1612 thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

Jan 20   In the year 1612 rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59  

Jan 27   In the year 1612 maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77  

Jan 28   Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia  

Feb 06   Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1612.  

Feb 07   In the year 1612 thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)  

Feb 08   Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) in the year 1612.  

Feb 17   Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74  

Apr 13   Sasaki KojirĊ, Japanese samurai in the year 1612.  

Apr 18   On this day in history emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies  

May 24   Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49  

Jun 13   In the year 1612 charles van Croij, prince of Chimay, dies at 51  

Jun 13   Karel van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot in the year 1612.  

Jun 23   Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet in the year 1612.  

Jul 27   In the year 1612 murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad  

Aug 09   Ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese in the year 1612.  

Sep 25   Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian in the year 1612.  

Sep 27   Piotr Skarga, Polish theology/PM (Sanctity of Life), dies at 76 in the year 1612.  

Sep 28   On this day in history michel Anguier, French sculptor  

Sep 30   Ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1612.  

Oct 07   In the year 1612 menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70  

Oct 28   Robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I on this day in history.  

Nov 01   (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky in the year 1612.  

Dec 15   On this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope  

Dec 15   Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope in the year 1612.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1612

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1612 birth of paul de La Pierre, composer  

Jan 17   Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general was born in the year 1612.  

Jan 31   Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist was born in the year 1612.  

Feb 07   Thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1612 birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of george Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (d. 1677)  

Feb 28   John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1612

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

Jan 20   Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77 died in the year 1612.  

Jan 28   Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies in the year 1612.  

Feb 06   On this day in history christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)  

Feb 17   Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1612 philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74  

Apr 11   Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566) died on this day in history.  

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