Historical Events In 1616
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Jan 05 On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets off to visit Petun (Tobacco) Nation, south of Nottawasaga Bay, with Father Le Caron.
Jan 06 Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1616 antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic
Jan 24 Jacques Le Maire discovers Street Lemaire/Cape Receiver in the year 1616.
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 in the year 1616.
Feb 26 Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history kaspar Forster, composer
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 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer on this day in history.
Mar 20 Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 23 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Apr 23 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England on this day in history.
Apr 30 In the year 1616 english King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
May 03 On this day in history treaty of Loudun kills French civil war
May 19 In the year 1616 johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
Jun 12 On this day in history cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies
Jul 11 On this day in history samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
Jul 20 Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier in the year 1616.
Jul 25 Andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1616.
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 A Gryphius, writer in the year 1616.
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