Historical Events Happened In 1609
Wednesday, 27 July 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 In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 On this day in history edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1609.
Mar 12 On this day in history bermuda becomes an English colony
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 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 In the year 1609 henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
Apr 05 Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1609 cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried
Jun 17 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.
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 In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League in the year 1609.
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 20 On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer in the year 1609.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.
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 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.