Historical Events For 1608
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608.
Jan 28 In the year 1608 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 06 On this day in history antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
Feb 26 On this day in history john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1608 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
Apr 25 In the year 1608 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
May 14 On this day in history the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
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 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
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 On this day in history thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
Jul 03 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.
Jul 13 In the year 1608 ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
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 In the year 1608 giacomo Torelli, composer
Sep 03 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military on this day in history.
Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va on this day in history.
Sep 29 Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope
Oct 02 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.
Oct 26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies on this day in history.
Nov 07 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle in the year 1608.