Historical Events Happened In 1608
Thursday, 26 May 2016
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608.
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 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 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 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
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 In the year 1608 francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
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 in the year 1608.
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) on this day in history.
Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 13 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
Aug 24 1st English convoy lands at Surat India in the year 1608.
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1608 giacomo Torelli, composer
Sep 03 In the year 1608 pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
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 Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg on this day in history.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.
Oct 26 On this day in history juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
Nov 07 In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle