Historical Events In 1626
Sunday, 17 January 2021
Jan 01 Cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68 in the year 1626.
Jan 21 On this day in history john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62
Jan 25 In the year 1626 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam, landscape painter
Feb 06 On this day in history huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle
Feb 06 On this day in history huguenot rebels & the French sign Peace of La Rochelle
Feb 20 On this day in history john Dowland, composer, dies
Feb 27 Yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci on this day in history.
Feb 28 Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 in the year 1626.
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 On this day in history paul Hainlein, composer
Apr 13 In the year 1626 aert Jansz van Nes, Lt-admiral, baptised
Apr 25 On this day in history battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld
May 04 On this day in history dutch exlorer Peter Minuit lands on what is now Manhattan Island
May 04 On this day in history indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth &buttons
May 04 On this day in history peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands
May 06 On this day in history dutch colonist Paul Minuit buys Manhattan for $24 in trinkets
May 06 In the year 1626 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 In the year 1626 william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
Jun 15 King Charles I disbands English parliament in the year 1626.
Jul 05 Battle at Lenz: Rebel Austrian Boers defeated in the year 1626.
Jul 05 Stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle in the year 1626.
Jul 25 Geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian in the year 1626.
Jul 30 Earthquake hits Naples; 10,000 die on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
Aug 12 In the year 1626 giovanni Legrenzi, composer
Aug 14 In the year 1626 daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
Aug 27 On this day in history battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV
Sep 26 On this day in history lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71
Sep 30 On this day in history battle between king Bethlen Gabor & earl Mansfeld-Wallenstein ends
Oct 04 On this day in history richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59)
Oct 05 Johann Schop, composer on this day in history.
Oct 09 John Ferrabosco, composer on this day in history.