Historical Events In 1594
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Feb 02 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history 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.
Feb 27 Henri IV crowned king of France in the year 1594.
Mar 12 On this day in history company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
Mar 22 On this day in history french King Henri IV festival in Paris
Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris France in the year 1594.
Mar 25 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer in the year 1594.
Apr 15 In the year 1594 fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
Apr 20 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer on this day in history.
Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, composer on this day in history.
Apr 29 On this day in history thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
May 01 John Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate in the year 1594.
May 04 In the year 1594 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 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75 in the year 1594.
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 Principalía (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 on this day in history.
Jul 23 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on this day in history.
Sep 13 Francesco Manelli, composer on this day in history.
Oct 16 William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1594 gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82
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