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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Monday, 26 September 2016

Jan 07   Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608.  

Jan 28   In the year 1608 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies  

Apr 25   On this day in history jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 14   In the year 1608 the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.  

May 19   On this day in history matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague  

May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.  

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May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) in the year 1608.  

Jul 03   City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain in the year 1608.  

Jul 03   Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain in the year 1608.  

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   Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.  

Jul 20   Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1608 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   On this day in history john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

Aug 24   In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India  

Aug 27   Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.  

Sep 03   On this day in history pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military  

Sep 10   On this day in history john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va  

Sep 29   In the year 1608 captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists  

Oct 02   On this day in history hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope  

Oct 02   Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.  

Oct 02   The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg in the year 1608.  

Oct 19   In the year 1608 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   In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born in the year 1608.  

Feb 05   On this day in history birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1608 birth of jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 15   René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history birth of thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 14   George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1608

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526) died on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history death of john Still, English bishop  

Mar 12   On this day in history death of koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530)  

Apr 19   In the year 1608 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies  

May 14   On this day in history death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

Jun 04   In the year 1608 francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44  

Jun 19   Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551) died in the year 1608.  

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