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Historical Events Happened In 1609

Friday, 19 December 2014

Jan 21   In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

Jan 31   In the year 1609 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   In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 12   In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony  

Mar 16   In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   In the year 1609 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1609 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 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   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 in the year 1609.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69  

Jul 27   On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer  

Jul 28   In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda  

Jul 28   On this day in history judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised  

Aug 07   Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

Aug 25   Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1609

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 10   John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier was born on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) was born in the year 1609.  

Mar 16   In the year 1609 birth of michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) was born in the year 1609.  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) was born on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

Jul 27   Heinrich Pape, composer was born in the year 1609.  

Famous Deaths In 1609

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.  

Feb 07   Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.  

Feb 17   Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) died in the year 1609.  

Feb 28   On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 25   Olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1609 death of charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526)  

May 15   Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557) died in the year 1609.  

May 26   In the year 1609 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried