Historical Events In 1616
Friday, 06 December 2019
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) in the year 1616.
Jan 13 On this day in history antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
Jan 24 Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver on this day in history.
Jan 30 William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury) on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65
Feb 19 In the year 1616 jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
Feb 26 Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo on this day in history.
Feb 28 Kaspar Forster, composer in the year 1616.
Mar 05 Copernicus' "de Revolutionibus" placed on Catholic Forbidden index on this day in history.
Mar 06 Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer
Mar 20 Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana in the year 1616.
Mar 26 On this day in history 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 English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen on this day in history.
May 03 Treaty of Loudun kills French civil war in the year 1616.
May 19 In the year 1616 johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
Jun 12 In the year 1616 cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies
Jul 11 Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec in the year 1616.
Jul 20 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier in the year 1616.
Jul 25 In the year 1616 andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies
Aug 07 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies on this day in history.
Aug 08 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1616 johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66
Aug 31 In the year 1616 gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
Sep 15 The first non-aristocratic, free public school in Europe is opened in Frascati, Italy in the year 1616.
Oct 02 A Gryphius, writer on this day in history.
Oct 10 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 in the year 1616.
Oct 25 VOC-ship "The Eendracht" discovers Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia in the year 1616.
Nov 19 On this day in history eustache Le Sueur, French painter
Nov 20 In the year 1616 bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War