Historical Events In 1602
Saturday, 25 September 2021
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 On this day in history spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader in the year 1602.
Jan 12 On this day in history the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 Franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
Feb 25 In the year 1602 everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
Mar 07 Kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits) in the year 1602.
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer on this day in history.
Mar 20 Dutch East India Company founded in the year 1602.
Mar 20 In the year 1602 united Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
Mar 29 In the year 1602 john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 On this day in history maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 In the year 1602 johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 On this day in history martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
May 21 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) in the year 1602.
Jul 14 On this day in history jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
Jul 14 The birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1602 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 On this day in history grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Oct 01 In the year 1602 hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61
Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 in the year 1602.
Nov 08 In the year 1602 the Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.
Nov 20 Otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump) in the year 1602.
Dec 05 In the year 1602 giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
Dec 11 A surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend on this day in history.