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.