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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 25   Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1608.  

Jul 03   In the year 1608 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain  

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

Jul 03   Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.  

Jul 18   Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1608 captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists  

Oct 02   On this day in history hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope  

Oct 02   In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey  

Oct 02   On this day in history 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   Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies in the year 1608.  

Nov 07   In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle  

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Famous Birthdays In 1608

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   In the year 1608 birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Feb 05   Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born in the year 1608.  

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born in the year 1608.  

Apr 25   Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general was born in the year 1608.  

May 15   On this day in history birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

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

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born in the year 1608.  

Jul 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1608 death of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557)  

Feb 13   Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526) died on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history death of john Still, English bishop  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies  

May 14   Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543) died in the year 1608.  

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.