1601 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 7 Robert, Earl of Essex, leads revolt in London against Queen Elizabeth
  • Jan 14 Church authorities in Rome burn Hebrew books
  • Jan 17 France gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain
  • Feb 8 Earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London
  • Feb 13 First East India Company voyage departs from London, lead by John Lancaster
  • Jul 30 Spanish garrison of Rhine birch surrenders to Earl Mauritius
  • Aug 6 Spanish garrison of Meurs surrender to earl Mauritius
  • Aug 27 Olivier van Noort completes first Dutch exploration of new world
  • Oct 21 Memorial service for Daitokuji's Shinju held for Ikkyu Sojun in Kyoto
  • Nov 24 Earl Mauritius ceases siege of De Bosch due to strict monarchy

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 8 Baltasar Gracián, Spanish writer, born in Belmonte de Calatayud (d. 1658)
  • Jan 31 Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter
  • Mar 19 Alonzo Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor (Cathedral Granada)
  • May 2 Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit/inventor (magic lantern)
  • May 27 Antoine Daniel, Jesuit missionary and martyr (d. 1648)
  • Aug 22 Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)
  • Sep 22 Anna van Oostenrijk, queen of France/daughter of Philip III
  • Sep 27 Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43)
  • Nov 14 Jean Eudes, French missionary (d. 1680)

Weddings in History

  • Jun 7 Louis Gunther of Nassau weds countess Anna Margaretha of Manderscheid

Deaths in History

  • Feb 25 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth I
  • Apr 10 Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (b. 1562)
  • Aug 9 Michael the Brave, Prince of Wallachia (b. 1558)
  • Aug 19 Michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 24 Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer, dies in Prague at 54

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Astronomer
Tycho Brahe