Historical Events Happened In 1609
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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 in the year 1609.
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 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 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.
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 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 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 in the year 1609.
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1609 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 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
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 On this day in history venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers