Historical Events Happened In 1608
Saturday, 20 December 2014
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 28 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer in the year 1608.
Feb 06 Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher on this day in history.
Feb 26 John Still, English bishop on this day in history.
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.
Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.
Apr 25 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1608 the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
May 19 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague in the year 1608.
May 28 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
Jun 01 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.
Jun 04 In the year 1608 francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
Jun 19 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) in the year 1608.
Jul 03 In the year 1608 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1608 samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
Jul 13 On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 In the year 1608 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
Jul 20 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.
Jul 30 On this day in history 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.
Aug 13 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 in the year 1608.
Sep 01 On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer
Sep 03 In the year 1608 pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va on this day in history.
Sep 29 On this day in history captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
Oct 02 In the year 1608 hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope
Oct 02 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies on this day in history.
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.