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Historical Events For 1608

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Jan 07   In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia  

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   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 in the year 1608.  

May 14   On this day in history the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.  

May 19   Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on this day in history.  

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

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May 28   In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain  

Jul 03   On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec  

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

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 in the year 1608.  

Aug 13   In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

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

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

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 02   Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope in the year 1608.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies in the year 1608.  

Nov 07   On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1608 birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

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

Apr 25   Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general was born in the year 1608.  

May 15   René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born in the year 1608.  

Jun 19   Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born in the year 1608.  

Jul 14   In the year 1608 birth of george Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)  

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   On this day in history death of konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)  

Feb 26   In the year 1608 death of john Still, English bishop  

Mar 12   Koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530) died in the year 1608.  

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1608 death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

Jun 04   On this day in history francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44  

Jun 19   Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551) died on this day in history.  

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