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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Friday, 01 August 2014

Jan 07   Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

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

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

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

May 28   On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua  

May 28   On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua  

Jun 01   Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain  

Jul 03   Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

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

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   Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies  

Nov 07   Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1608

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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   On this day in history birth of antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

Apr 25   Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general was born on this day in history.  

May 15   RenĂ© 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   On this day in history birth of ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 14   On this day in history 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 WĂŒrttemberg (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   John Still, English bishop died on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)