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Historical Events For 1608

Friday, 28 April 2017

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Still, English bishop  

Mar 18   Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

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   The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague  

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

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May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.  

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

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

Jul 03   In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain  

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) in the year 1608.  

Jul 18   Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1608.  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer  

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

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

Sep 29   In the year 1608 captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists  

Oct 02   On this day in history hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope  

Oct 02   Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.  

Oct 02   The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg in the year 1608.  

Oct 19   Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1608 birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

Apr 25   Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general was born in the year 1608.  

May 15   In the year 1608 birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

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

Jul 13   In the year 1608 birth of ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

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   Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)  

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

Mar 12   Koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530) died in the year 1608.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1608 death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)  

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