Historical Events For 1609
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Jan 21 On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on this day in history.
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 Michael Franck, composer in the year 1609.
Mar 18 In the year 1609 frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Mar 21 On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 22 In the year 1609 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co in the year 1609.
Apr 05 On this day in history daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa.
Apr 06 Henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1609 spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands on this day in history.
May 20 In the year 1609 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
May 23 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place in the year 1609.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
Jun 28 On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
Jul 06 On this day in history majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
Jul 09 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 10 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
Jul 20 In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.
Aug 08 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope in the year 1609.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.
Aug 25 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers