Historical Events Happened In 1609
Monday, 30 May 2016
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 Bermuda becomes an English colony on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 In the year 1609 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 In the year 1609 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 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 On this day in history spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
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 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on this day in history.
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 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians in the year 1609.
Jul 06 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 09 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 In the year 1609 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 in the year 1609.
Aug 07 In the year 1609 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
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