Historical Events For 1609
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Jan 21 On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.
Feb 10 In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) in the year 1609.
Feb 28 On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 On this day in history bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 On this day in history michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 On this day in history 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 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 25 On this day in history henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
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 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 In the year 1609 spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
May 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 In the year 1609 cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried
Jun 17 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant in the year 1609.
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 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
Jul 20 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
Jul 20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer in the year 1609.
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 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 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers