Historical Events Happened In 1609
Saturday, 06 February 2016
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.
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 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1609.
Mar 12 Bermuda becomes an English colony in the year 1609.
Mar 16 In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.
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 in the year 1609.
Apr 09 In the year 1609 spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
May 16 In the year 1609 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe in the year 1609.
May 23 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place in the year 1609.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.
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 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 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on this day in history.
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised in the year 1609.
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 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.