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Historical Events In 1612

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jan 04   Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Paul de La Pierre, composer in the year 1612.  

Jan 17   Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77  

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

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 in the year 1612.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1612 ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57  

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

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

Apr 18   Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies in the year 1612.  

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

Jun 08   Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1612.  

Jun 13   Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay, dies at 51 in the year 1612.  

Jun 13   Karel van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot on this day in history.  

Jun 23   In the year 1612 justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet  

Jul 27   On this day in history murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad  

Aug 09   On this day in history ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies  

Aug 12   In the year 1612 giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60  

Aug 29   In the year 1612 battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese  

Sep 25   On this day in history mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian  

Sep 27   Piotr Skarga, Polish theology/PM (Sanctity of Life), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Michel Anguier, French sculptor on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81  

Oct 07   Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1612 robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I  

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

Dec 15   Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1612 simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope  

Famous Birthdays In 1612

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Paul de La Pierre, composer was born in the year 1612.  

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 in the year 1612.  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist  

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

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

Feb 22   George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (d. 1677) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born in the year 1612.  

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 in the year 1612.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1612 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1612 ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57  

Mar 14   Philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74 in the year 1612.  

Apr 11   Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566) died in the year 1612.  

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