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
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.