Historical Events In 1594
Friday, 20 September 2019
Feb 02 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68 in the year 1594.
Feb 19 Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden in the year 1594.
Feb 27 On this day in history henri IV crowned king of France
Mar 12 In the year 1594 company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris on this day in history.
Mar 22 On this day in history french King Henri IV festival in Paris France
Mar 25 On this day in history maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer
Apr 15 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague) in the year 1594.
Apr 20 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer on this day in history.
Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, composer in the year 1594.
Apr 29 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer in the year 1594.
May 01 On this day in history john Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate
May 04 On this day in history paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
May 22 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen in the year 1594.
May 31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1594 michel Renichon, priest, executed
Jun 11 On this day in history philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the PrincipalĂa (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
Jun 14 On this day in history orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61
Jul 10 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1594.
Jul 23 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis in the year 1594.
Sep 13 On this day in history francesco Manelli, composer
Oct 16 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 in the year 1594.
Nov 17 In the year 1594 johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
Nov 22 On this day in history martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies
Dec 05 Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 in the year 1594.
Dec 09 On this day in history gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)
Dec 20 On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer