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.