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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Saturday, 25 April 2015

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   John Still, English bishop in the year 1608.  

Mar 18   On this day in history susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.  

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   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   On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua  

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

Jun 01   Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt in the year 1608.  

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   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   Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1608 ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 18   Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.  

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   John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   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   Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope in the year 1608.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

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   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   In the year 1608 birth of ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 14   George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657) was born in the year 1608.  

Famous Deaths In 1608

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557) died in the year 1608.  

Feb 13   Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526) died in the year 1608.  

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

Mar 12   In the year 1608 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   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.  

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