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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Friday, 30 January 2015

Jan 07   On this day in history fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia  

Jan 28   Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 19   On this day in history matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague  

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

May 28   In the year 1608 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1608 samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.  

Jul 18   On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61  

Jul 20   Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft in the year 1608.  

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   In the year 1608 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

Sep 01   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer  

Sep 03   On this day in history pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military  

Sep 10   John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va in the year 1608.  

Sep 29   Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists in the year 1608.  

Oct 02   Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope in the year 1608.  

Oct 02   Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.  

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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Famous Birthdays In 1608

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1608.  

May 15   René 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   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born in the year 1608.  

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 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   On this day in history death of koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530)  

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

May 14   Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543) died on this day in history.  

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.