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Historical Events In 1616

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Jan 05   On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron.  

Jan 06   In the year 1616 philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)  

Jan 13   On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Jan 24   In the year 1616 jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver  

Jan 30   William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) in the year 1616.  

Feb 12   On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65  

Feb 19   In the year 1616 jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

Feb 26   Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo in the year 1616.  

Feb 28   On this day in history kaspar Forster, composer  

Mar 05   On this day in history copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index  

Mar 06   In the year 1616 francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)  

Mar 06   On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

Mar 20   On this day in history walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana  

Mar 26   Bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69  

Apr 23   In the year 1616 netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England  

Apr 30   English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen on this day in history.  

May 03   Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war in the year 1616.  

May 19   Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer in the year 1616.  

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

Jul 11   Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies in the year 1616.  

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 in the year 1616.  

Aug 26   Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66 in the year 1616.  

Aug 31   On this day in history gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43  

Sep 15   In the year 1616 the first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy.  

Oct 02   On this day in history a Gryphius, writer  

Oct 10   Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia in the year 1616.  

Nov 19   On this day in history eustache Le Sueur, French painter  

Nov 20   Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War in the year 1616.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1616 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history birth of kaspar Forster, composer  

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

Mar 29   On this day in history birth of johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

May 19   Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer was born in the year 1616.  

Famous Deaths In 1616

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)  

Feb 12   In the year 1616 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65  

Mar 06   In the year 1616 francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)  

Apr 23   Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1616 death of tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543)  

Jun 12   Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   In the year 1616 andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies  

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