Historical Events In 1616
Saturday, 04 April 2020
Jan 05 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron on this day in history.
Jan 06 Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) on this day in history.
Jan 13 Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic in the year 1616.
Jan 24 On this day in history jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver
Jan 30 In the year 1616 william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)
Feb 12 In the year 1616 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
Feb 19 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer on this day in history.
Feb 26 Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo in the year 1616.
Feb 28 Kaspar Forster, composer on this day in history.
Mar 05 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)
Mar 06 In the year 1616 malachias Siebenhaar, composer
Mar 20 On this day in history walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana
Mar 26 In the year 1616 bristol England William Baffin c1584-1622 leaves on 5th voyage on 'Discovery'; will pass Greenland coast and sail north another 480 km.
Mar 29 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer in the year 1616.
Apr 23 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
Apr 30 On this day in history english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
May 03 On this day in history treaty of Loudun kills French civil war
May 19 On this day in history johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
Jun 12 Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies on this day in history.
Jul 11 Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec in the year 1616.
Jul 20 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier on this day in history.
Jul 25 Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies in the year 1616.
Aug 07 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
Aug 26 On this day in history johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66
Aug 31 Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1616.
Sep 15 The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy in the year 1616.
Oct 02 In the year 1616 a Gryphius, writer
Oct 10 On this day in history maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
Oct 25 On this day in history vOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Nov 19 In the year 1616 eustache Le Sueur, French painter
Nov 20 Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War in the year 1616.