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Historical Events Happened In 1608

Friday, 26 August 2016

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

Jan 28   In the year 1608 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop  

Mar 18   On this day in history susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.  

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.  

Apr 25   On this day in history jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 14   On this day in history the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.  

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

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

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

Jun 01   In the year 1608 valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1608 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   In the year 1608 john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va  

Sep 29   Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists in the year 1608.  

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   The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg in the year 1608.  

Oct 19   In the year 1608 martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies  

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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Jan 28   In the year 1608 birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Feb 05   Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born in the year 1608.  

Apr 25   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1608.  

Feb 26   In the year 1608 death of john Still, English bishop  

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   Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543) died in the year 1608.  

Jun 04   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.  

Jun 19   Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551) died on this day in history.  

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