Historical Events In 1597
Monday, 20 May 2019
Feb 02 On this day in history lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
Feb 05 On this day in history a group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.
Feb 15 In the year 1597 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
Feb 24 Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main on this day in history.
Mar 10 Petrus Forestus, Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1597 land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
Mar 12 On this day in history england routes troops to Amiens
Apr 23 On this day in history william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
May 20 On this day in history matthijs Heldt, dies in battle
Jun 02 In the year 1597 diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67
Jun 09 Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 In the year 1597 pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter
Jun 14 On this day in history at 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
Jun 20 Willem Barents, explorer (discovered Spitsbergen & Bereneil), dies on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1597 cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
Jul 20 In the year 1597 franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
Aug 20 On this day in history 1st Dutch East India Company ships returned from Far East
Sep 16 On this day in history french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25 Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort
Nov 07 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
Dec 21 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 in the year 1597.
Dec 23 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" in the year 1597.