Historical Events Happened In 1609
Friday, 24 October 2014
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on this day in history.
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 In the year 1609 frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Mar 21 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 22 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.
Mar 25 On this day in history henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
Apr 05 Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 1609 henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.
Apr 09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.
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 On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 On this day in history cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried
Jun 17 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.
Jun 28 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians on this day in history.
Jul 06 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 09 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 10 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League in the year 1609.
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 In the year 1609 heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.
Aug 08 In the year 1609 venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
Aug 25 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers