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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Friday, 12 February 2016

Jan 07   Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1608 antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

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   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   In the year 1608 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   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.  

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   City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain in the year 1608.  

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) 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   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   Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.  

Sep 03   In the year 1608 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   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 in the year 1608.  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1608 juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657) was born in the year 1608.  

Famous Deaths In 1608

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557) died in the year 1608.  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1608 death of john Still, English bishop  

Mar 12   Koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

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

May 14   In the year 1608 death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

Jun 04   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.  

Jun 19   In the year 1608 death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)  

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