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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Jan 07   In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia  

Jan 28   Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer in the year 1608.  

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

Feb 26   John Still, English bishop in the year 1608.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 14   The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.  

May 19   Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on this day in history.  

May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   In the year 1608 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   City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain in the year 1608.  

Jul 03   In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain  

Jul 03   Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1608 ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 18   In the year 1608 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61  

Jul 20   On this day in history reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft  

Jul 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

Aug 24   In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India  

Aug 27   Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 in the year 1608.  

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.  

Sep 03   Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1608 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 in the year 1608.  

Oct 19   Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies on this day in history.  

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.  

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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 in the year 1608.  

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   On this day in history birth of jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 15   René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born in the year 1608.  

Jun 19   Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) was born in the year 1608.  

Jul 13   In the year 1608 birth of ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 14   In the year 1608 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1608 death of konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history death of koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530)  

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.  

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   Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551) died in the year 1608.