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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.  

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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  

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

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

Apr 25   In the year 1608 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   In the year 1608 birth of thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)  

Feb 26   John Still, English bishop died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1608 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies  

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   On this day in history death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)  

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