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