Historical Events In 1616
Friday, 15 November 2019
Jan 05 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron on this day in history.
Jan 06 Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
Jan 24 Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver in the year 1616.
Jan 30 William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) in the year 1616.
Feb 12 John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer in the year 1616.
Feb 26 Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo on this day in history.
Feb 28 Kaspar Forster, composer in the year 1616.
Mar 05 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index in the year 1616.
Mar 06 In the year 1616 francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 06 In the year 1616 malachias Siebenhaar, composer
Mar 20 Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1616 bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km.
Mar 29 On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
Apr 23 On this day in history miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
Apr 23 On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
Apr 30 English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen in the year 1616.
May 03 Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
Jun 12 In the year 1616 cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies
Jul 11 Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec in the year 1616.
Jul 20 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1616 andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies
Aug 07 In the year 1616 vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies
Aug 08 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 26 Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66 in the year 1616.
Aug 31 In the year 1616 gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
Sep 15 On this day in history the first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.
Oct 02 In the year 1616 a Gryphius, writer
Oct 10 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 in the year 1616.
Oct 25 VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia on this day in history.
Nov 19 Eustache Le Sueur, French painter in the year 1616.
Nov 20 In the year 1616 bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War