Historical Events Happened In 1609
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.
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 Bermuda becomes an English colony on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Mar 22 In the year 1609 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 On this day in history cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried
Jun 17 In the year 1609 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1609.
Jul 10 On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
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 in the year 1609.
Jul 27 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised in the year 1609.
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