Historical Events In 1594
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 Henri IV crowned king of France on this day in history.
Mar 12 Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies on this day in history.
Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris in the year 1594.
Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris France on this day in history.
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 in the year 1594.
Apr 24 On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer
Apr 29 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer on this day in history.
May 01 John Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate in the year 1594.
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 on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1594 tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
Jun 03 Michel Renichon, priest, executed in the year 1594.
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 Principalía (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
Jun 14 In the year 1594 orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61
Jul 10 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis
Sep 13 Francesco Manelli, composer in the year 1594.
Oct 16 On this day in history william Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
Nov 17 In the year 1594 johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
Nov 22 Martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1594 gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82
Dec 09 In the year 1594 gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)
Dec 20 On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer