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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 07   Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1608.  

May 28   On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua  

May 28   In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua  

Jun 01   Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1608 francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44  

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   Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1608 samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec  

Jul 13   On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 18   In the year 1608 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61  

Jul 20   Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history 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.  

Aug 13   John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India  

Aug 27   Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 in the year 1608.  

Sep 01   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer  

Sep 03   In the year 1608 pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military  

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   In the year 1608 hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope  

Oct 02   Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 14   In the year 1608 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   Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   John Still, English bishop died in the year 1608.  

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