Historical Events Happened In 1609
Friday, 01 July 2016
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.
Jan 31 In the year 1609 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier in the year 1609.
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 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist on this day in history.
Mar 21 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 22 On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 In the year 1609 henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
Apr 05 In the year 1609 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 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands in the year 1609.
May 20 On this day in history 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 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1609 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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 In the year 1609 heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.
Jul 28 On this day in history judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
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