Historical Events for Year 1597
Events 1 - 13 of 13
Feb 5th - A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.
Feb 24th - Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main
Mar 11th - Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
Mar 12th - England routes troops to Amiens
Apr 23rd - William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
Jun 14th - At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
Jun 24th - Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java
Aug 11th - Germany throws out English sales people
Aug 14th - Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
Aug 20th - 1st Dutch East India Company ships return from the Far East
Sep 16th - French troops chase away Albrecht of Austria
Sep 25th - Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV
Oct 9th - Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort