Historical Events For 1609
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.
Jan 31 In the year 1609 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist in the year 1609.
Mar 21 On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 22 In the year 1609 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 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 In the year 1609 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 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 in the year 1609.
Jul 06 In the year 1609 majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
Jul 09 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 10 In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
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 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1609 heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history 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