Historical Events For 1609
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 On this day in history wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 On this day in history ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 On this day in history john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) in the year 1609.
Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1609.
Mar 12 In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony
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 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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1609.
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 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League in the year 1609.
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
Jul 20 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
Jul 20 In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
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 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers