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Historical Events In 1616

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Nov 20   Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War on this day in history.  

Nov 23   John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis) on this day in history.  

Dec 10   In the year 1616 diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74  

Dec 21   In the year 1616 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

Dec 31   In the year 1616 jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 13   In the year 1616 birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1616.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 19   Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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