Historical Events In 1626
Friday, 15 February 2019
Jan 01 Cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jan 21 John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jan 25 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter in the year 1626.
Feb 06 Huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle on this day in history.
Feb 06 On this day in history huguenot rebels & the French sign Peace of La Rochelle
Feb 20 John Dowland, composer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1626 yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci.
Feb 28 Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
Apr 05 Jan van Kessel, Flemish painter on this day in history.
Apr 09 Francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, statesman, dies on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1626 paul Hainlein, composer
Apr 13 Aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised in the year 1626.
Apr 25 Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld in the year 1626.
May 04 Dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island in the year 1626.
May 04 In the year 1626 indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth &buttons
May 04 Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands in the year 1626.
May 06 In the year 1626 dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets
May 06 On this day in history dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets
May 24 In the year 1626 peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Indians for trinkets, valued at $24
May 27 William II, prince of Orange/stadholder in the year 1626.
Jun 15 On this day in history king Charles I disbands English parliament
Jul 05 In the year 1626 battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated
Jul 05 In the year 1626 stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle
Jul 25 In the year 1626 geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian
Jul 30 Earthquake hits Naples; 10,000 die in the year 1626.
Aug 01 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
Aug 12 In the year 1626 giovanni Legrenzi, composer
Aug 14 Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher on this day in history.
Aug 27 Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV on this day in history.
Sep 26 Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71 in the year 1626.
Sep 30 Battle between king Bethlen Gabor & earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends in the year 1626.
Oct 04 On this day in history richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59)
Oct 05 Johann Schop, composer in the year 1626.
Oct 09 John Ferrabosco, composer on this day in history.