Historical Events Happened In 1608
Saturday, 01 August 2015
Jan 07 In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
Jan 28 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1608 antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
Feb 26 In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in the year 1608.
Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.
Apr 25 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general on this day in history.
May 14 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1608 matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1608 thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
Jul 03 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1608 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 In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
Aug 24 On this day in history 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 In the year 1608 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
Sep 01 In the year 1608 giacomo Torelli, composer
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 In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 On this day in history the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.
Oct 26 In the year 1608 juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
Nov 07 In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle