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Historical Events For 1608

Friday, 18 August 2017

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

Jan 28   Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1608 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 14   The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen in the year 1608.  

May 19   In the year 1608 matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague  

May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on this day in history.  

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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   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain in the year 1608.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1608 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   Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.  

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

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   In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1608 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.  

Sep 03   Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military in the year 1608.  

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   On this day in history hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope  

Oct 02   On this day in history prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey  

Oct 02   On this day in history the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.  

Oct 19   On this day in history martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies  

Oct 26   Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies in the year 1608.  

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 in the year 1608.  

Feb 05   Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born in the year 1608.  

Feb 06   In the year 1608 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   In the year 1608 birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history death of frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557)  

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

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   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   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)  

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