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