Historical Events In 1602
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Jan 02 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army beats Spanish on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1602 spanish forces in Ireland surrender to the English at Kinsdale
Jan 06 On this day in history karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader
Jan 12 The birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1602 paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 In the year 1602 franciscus van de Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker/tutor of Spinoza
Feb 13 On this day in history alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer in the year 1602.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms in the year 1602.
Mar 29 John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae) on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1602 maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21 Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
May 21 Martha's Vineyard first sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1602.
Aug 31 In the year 1602 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.
Oct 01 On this day in history hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61
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 on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1602 otto von Guericke, inventor (air pump)
Dec 05 Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence on this day in history.
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 FÃªte de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend in the year 1602.