Historical Events For 1608
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 06 Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher in the year 1608.
Feb 26 John Still, English bishop on this day in history.
Mar 18 On this day in history 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 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.
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 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
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 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) in the year 1608.
Jul 03 On this day in history city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
Jul 13 In the year 1608 ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
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 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 in the year 1608.
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
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 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 on this day in history.
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