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.