Historical Events For 1608
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Jan 07 In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
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 In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in the year 1608.
Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.
Apr 25 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general in the year 1608.
May 14 On this day in history the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
May 19 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on this day in history.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
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 on this day in history.
Jun 19 On this day in history thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
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 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 1608 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
Jul 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1608.
Aug 13 In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
Aug 24 1st English convoy lands at Surat India in the year 1608.
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1608 captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
Oct 02 Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope in the year 1608.
Oct 02 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.
Oct 02 On this day in history 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 On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle