Historical Events In 1602
Monday, 20 January 2020
Jan 02 On this day in history battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish
Jan 02 In the year 1602 spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 In the year 1602 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
Jan 12 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician in the year 1602.
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 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1602 kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer in the year 1602.
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 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan on this day in history.
Apr 11 On this day in history johann Neukrantz, composer
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1602 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 Jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61) in the year 1602.
Jul 14 In the year 1602 the birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman
Aug 31 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik in the year 1602.
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.
Oct 01 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1602.
Oct 23 On this day in history franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
Nov 08 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public in the year 1602.
Nov 20 On this day in history otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 In the year 1602 giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
Dec 11 In the year 1602 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 FĂȘte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.