Historical Events In 1612
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Jan 04 In the year 1612 henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62
Jan 07 Paul de La Pierre, composer in the year 1612.
Jan 17 Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general on this day in history.
Jan 20 Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77 on this day in history.
Jan 28 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia
Feb 06 On this day in history antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist
Feb 06 In the year 1612 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
Feb 07 In the year 1612 thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)
Feb 08 Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) in the year 1612.
Feb 17 On this day in history ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57
Mar 14 Philip Galle, Flemish engraver, dies at about 74 in the year 1612.
Apr 13 In the year 1612 sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai
Apr 18 Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1612 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48
Jun 08 In the year 1612 hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
Jun 13 In the year 1612 charles van Croij, prince of Chimay, dies at 51
Jun 13 On this day in history karel van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot
Jun 23 On this day in history justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
Jul 27 In the year 1612 murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad
Aug 09 On this day in history ottavio M Frangipani, Pope elect, dies
Aug 12 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 in the year 1612.
Aug 29 Battle at Surat India: English fleet beats Portuguese in the year 1612.
Sep 25 On this day in history mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian
Sep 27 In the year 1612 piotr Skarga, Polish theology/PM (Sanctity of Life), dies at 76
Sep 28 In the year 1612 michel Anguier, French sculptor
Sep 30 In the year 1612 ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81
Oct 07 On this day in history menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70
Oct 28 In the year 1612 robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
Nov 01 On this day in history (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky
Dec 15 On this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
Dec 15 In the year 1612 simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope