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Historical Events In 1616

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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) in the year 1616.  

Jan 13   Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 19   On this day in history jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1616 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   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   Bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km in the year 1616.  

Mar 29   In the year 1616 johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

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

Apr 23   Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England in the year 1616.  

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

Jul 11   Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec in the year 1616.  

Jul 20   In the year 1616 hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier  

Jul 25   Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies  

Aug 08   On this day in history cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68  

Aug 26   Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1616.  

Sep 01   New England epidemic in Southern New England, especially the Wampanoag people killing 30-90% of population people in the year 1616.  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history vOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia  

Nov 19   Eustache Le Sueur, French painter on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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

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

Feb 28   Kaspar Forster, composer was born in the year 1616.  

Mar 06   Malachias Siebenhaar, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1616 birth of johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

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   In the year 1616 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   Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1616.  

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

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

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

Jul 20   On this day in history death of hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier  

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

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