Historical Events In 1609
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
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 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
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 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist in the year 1609.
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 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 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands on this day in history.
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe in the year 1609.
May 23 In the year 1609 official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on this day in history.
Jun 17 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.
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 In the year 1609 majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
Jul 09 In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 On this day in history 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 In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 In the year 1609 heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda on this day in history.
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised in the year 1609.
Aug 07 In the year 1609 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 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.