Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2016.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Difference between revisions of "1600s"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
(Selected Magic Events By Year)
(11 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 17: Line 17:
 
* [[1630]] - [[Dainty Conceits|''Dainty Conceits'']] by Thomas Johnson published in London
 
* [[1630]] - [[Dainty Conceits|''Dainty Conceits'']] by Thomas Johnson published in London
  
* [[1631]] - One of the earliest documentations of the [[Bullet Catch|bullet catch]] appeared in the book [[Threats of God's Judgments|''Threats of God's Judgments'']] by Reverend Thomas Beard  
+
* [[1631]] - One of the earliest documentations of the [[Bullet Catch|bullet catch]] appeared in the book ''[[Threats of God's Judgments]]'' by Reverend Thomas Beard  
  
 
* [[1633]] - [[Tabarin]] dies
 
* [[1633]] - [[Tabarin]] dies
Line 28: Line 28:
  
 
* [[1641]] - John Wilkins writes ''[[Mercury, Or the Secret and Swift Messenger]]''
 
* [[1641]] - John Wilkins writes ''[[Mercury, Or the Secret and Swift Messenger]]''
 +
 +
* [[1651]] - [[The Discoverie of Witchcraft]] second edition is published in London
 +
 +
* [[1655]] - [[A Candle in the Dark]] by Thomas Ady is published
 +
 +
* [[1658]] - First English Edition of ''[[Natural Magick]]'' is published
 +
 +
* [[1668]] - ''[[A Rich Cabinet]]'' is published in London
 +
 +
* [[1670]] - [[Christopher Pinchbeck]], a London clockmaker, is born c. 1670
 +
 +
* [[1676]] - ''[[Sports and Pastimes]]'' is published by anonymous, including possibly the first reference to the [[Ball and Vase|ball and vase]], which became a common children's prop since
 +
 +
* [[1690]] - [[Jean Leurechon]] dies
 +
 +
* [[1694]] - ''[[Récréations mathématiques et physiques]]'' is published by [[Jacques Ozanam]] in French
  
 
==Significant people==
 
==Significant people==
* [[Tabarin]] (1584-1633), a French comedian that performed what became known as [[Chapeaugraphy]].  
+
* [[Tabarin]] (1584-1633), a French comedian that performed what became known as [[Chapeaugraphy]].
  
[[Category:Years]]
+
* [[Claude-Gaspar Bachet|Claude-Gaspar Bachet de Méziriac]] (1581-1638), a French mathematician who formed the basis for almost all later books on mathematical recreations. Author of ''[[Problèmes plaisants et délectables qui se font par les nombres]]''.
[[Category:History]]
+
 +
* [[Jean Leurechon]] (1591-1690), thought to be the author of author of the book ''[[Mathematical Recreations]]'' which includes parlor tricks and conjuring practices.

Revision as of 17:23, 5 February 2010

The century of the 1600s.


Selected Magic Events By Year

(Click on date to see all magic events in that year)

Significant people