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Historical Events For 1608

Friday, 02 December 2016

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

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

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

Feb 26   In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop  

Mar 18   Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in the year 1608.  

Apr 19   In the year 1608 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   In the year 1608 the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.  

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

May 28   In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua  

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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   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.  

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   In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain  

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   Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.  

Jul 20   In the year 1608 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   On this day in history john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

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   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer  

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

Sep 10   John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1608 captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists  

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   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   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 in the year 1608.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1608 birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

Feb 06   In the year 1608 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   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 in the year 1608.  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

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   In the year 1608 death of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557)  

Feb 13   Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526) died in the year 1608.  

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

Mar 12   In the year 1608 death of koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530)  

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

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

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