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Historical Events In 1626

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Jan 01   On this day in history cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68  

Jan 21   John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter  

Feb 06   In the year 1626 huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle  

Feb 06   Huguenot rebels & the French sign Peace of La Rochelle on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1626 john Dowland, composer, dies  

Feb 27   Yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci in the year 1626.  

Feb 28   Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 in the year 1626.  

Apr 05   Jan van Kessel, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1626 francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, statesman, dies  

Apr 12   Paul Hainlein, composer in the year 1626.  

Apr 13   On this day in history aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised  

Apr 25   Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island  

May 04   Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth &buttons in the year 1626.  

May 04   In the year 1626 peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands  

May 06   Dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets in the year 1626.  

May 06   Dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets on this day in history.  

May 24   Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24 on this day in history.  

May 27   William II, prince of Orange/stadholder in the year 1626.  

Jun 15   On this day in history king Charles I disbands English parliament  

Jul 05   Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1626 stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle  

Jul 25   Geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Earthquake hits Naples; 10,000 die on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1626 earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal  

Aug 12   Giovanni Legrenzi, composer in the year 1626.  

Aug 14   Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher in the year 1626.  

Aug 27   Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1626 lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71  

Sep 30   Battle between king Bethlen Gabor & earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59) in the year 1626.  

Oct 05   On this day in history johann Schop, composer  

Oct 09   On this day in history john Ferrabosco, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1626

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 16   Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born in the year 1626.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter  

Feb 05   In the year 1626 birth of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)  

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of john Aubrey, English antiquary and writer (d. 1697)  

Apr 05   Jan van Kessel, Flemish painter was born in the year 1626.  

Apr 12   Paul Hainlein, composer was born in the year 1626.  

Apr 13   Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised was born in the year 1626.  

May 12   Louis Hennepin, Flemish missionary (d. 1705) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1626

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62  

Jan 24   Samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (b. 1580) died on this day in history.  

Feb 07   William V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548) died in the year 1626.  

Feb 11   In the year 1626 death of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (b. 1552)  

Feb 20   John Dowland, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 in the year 1626.  

Apr 09   Francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, statesman, dies on this day in history.  

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