Historical Events For 1608
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 06 Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher in the year 1608.
Feb 26 In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.
Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.
Apr 25 In the year 1608 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
May 14 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.
May 19 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on this day in history.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
Jun 01 In the year 1608 valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
Jun 04 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.
Jun 19 On this day in history thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
Jul 03 On this day in history city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 On this day in history quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.
Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.
Jul 18 In the year 1608 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
Jul 20 On this day in history reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
Jul 30 At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years on this day in history.
Aug 13 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.
Sep 03 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military in the year 1608.
Sep 10 In the year 1608 john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va
Sep 29 On this day in history captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
Oct 02 Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies
Oct 26 In the year 1608 juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
Nov 07 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle in the year 1608.