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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 13   Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born in the year 1616.  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

Jan 30   William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Kaspar Forster, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

Mar 29   Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer was born in the year 1616.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

Famous Deaths In 1616

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) died on this day in history.  

Feb 12   John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 in the year 1616.  

Mar 06   Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 in the year 1616.  

Jun 01   Tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543) died in the year 1616.  

Jun 12   On this day in history cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies  

Jul 20   Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier died in the year 1616.  

Jul 25   On this day in history andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies  

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