Historical Events for Year 1602
Events 1 - 8 of 8
Jan 2nd - Spanish force in Ireland surrender to the English army at Kinsdale
Mar 20th - United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
May 15th - Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
May 21st - Martha's Vineyard 1st sighted (Captain Bartholomew Gosnold)
Sep 19th - Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius
Nov 8th - The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.
Dec 5th - Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence
Dec 11th - A surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.