Historical Events In 1597
Saturday, 26 September 2020
Feb 02 Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61 in the year 1597.
Feb 05 In the year 1597 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1597.
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 William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on this day in history.
May 20 Matthijs Heldt, dies in battle on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1597 diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67
Jun 09 On this day in history jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies
Jun 09 Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter on this day in history.
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 Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java on this day in history.
Jul 20 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Neth publisher, dies in the year 1597.
Jul 22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer on this day in history.
Jul 31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized in the year 1597.
Aug 11 Germany throws out English sales people in the year 1597.
Aug 14 In the year 1597 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 In the year 1597 french troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25 In the year 1597 amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
Oct 09 Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort on this day in history.
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 in the year 1597.
Dec 23 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" in the year 1597.