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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Thursday, 27 November 2014

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

Feb 26   John Still, English bishop in the year 1608.  

Mar 18   In the year 1608 susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.  

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

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

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

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

Jun 01   On this day in history valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt  

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   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   Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.  

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   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   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   In the year 1608 giacomo Torelli, composer  

Sep 03   Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military in the year 1608.  

Sep 10   In the year 1608 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   In the year 1608 the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1608 death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)