Historical Events In 1602
Thursday, 21 February 2019
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 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader in the year 1602.
Jan 12 In the year 1602 the birth of Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
Feb 03 On this day in history paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
Feb 09 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
Mar 07 In the year 1602 kano Tanju, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)
Mar 11 In the year 1602 emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
Mar 20 On this day in history dutch East India Company founded
Mar 20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1602 john Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
Apr 02 Maria de Jesus de Agreda, [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscan in the year 1602.
Apr 11 Johann Neukrantz, composer in the year 1602.
Apr 30 On this day in history william Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler
May 15 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on this day in history.
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 In the year 1602 jules Mazarin, France, cardinal, French 1st Minister (1642-61)
Jul 14 On this day in history the birth of Jules Mazarin, French statesman
Aug 31 On this day in history amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik
Sep 19 Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius in the year 1602.
Oct 01 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Nov 08 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public on this day in history.
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 in the year 1602.