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