Historical Events In 1596
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Jan 05 Henry Lawes, English composer on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1596 jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter
Jan 21 On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66
Jan 28 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.
Jan 31 Catholic League disjoins on this day in history.
Mar 11 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher on this day in history.
Mar 23 Henry Unton, English diplomat in the year 1596.
Mar 31 RenĂ© Descartes, France, philosopher (he thought, therefore he was) in the year 1596.
Mar 31 The birth of Rene Descartes, French philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 17 Arch duke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais in the year 1596.
Apr 24 Pacificatie of Ireland drawn on this day in history.
May 09 Abraham van Diepenbeeck, painter in the year 1596.
May 18 In the year 1596 willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya
May 26 England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1596 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
Jun 21 In the year 1596 michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov
Jun 22 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1596 english/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz
Jul 05 On this day in history english fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz
Jul 17 On this day in history at 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
Jul 29 Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84 in the year 1596.
Aug 03 David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) in the year 1596.
Aug 09 In the year 1596 henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond
Aug 19 In the year 1596 elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I
Aug 26 On this day in history frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)
Sep 03 In the year 1596 nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri)
Sep 04 In the year 1596 constantine Huygens, Dutch poet/diplomat (Delightful Folly)
Sep 05 In the year 1596 dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java
Sep 07 In the year 1596 dutch fleet bombs Banten Java
Sep 09 Anna Jagiellon, Polish Queen in the year 1596.
Sep 13 In the year 1596 pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator (Java)
Sep 20 Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain in the year 1596.
Sep 23 In the year 1596 joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher
Sep 28 Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor on this day in history.