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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Saturday, 28 February 2015

Jan 07   In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia  

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

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher in the year 1608.  

Feb 26   John Still, English bishop on this day in history.  

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

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

May 19   Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague in the year 1608.  

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

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

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1608 thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)  

Jul 03   In the year 1608 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain  

Jul 03   On this day in history 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   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   John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history 1st English convoy lands at Surat India  

Aug 27   Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 in the year 1608.  

Sep 01   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer  

Sep 03   In the year 1608 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 in the year 1608.  

Oct 02   In the year 1608 hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope  

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   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   Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle in the year 1608.  

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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   Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born in the year 1608.  

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   On this day in history birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557)  

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

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.  

May 14   In the year 1608 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 on this day in history.