Historical Events For 1609
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
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 In the year 1609 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 on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 Michael Franck, composer in the year 1609.
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) in the year 1609.
Mar 22 On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 In the year 1609 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 On this day in history spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands in the year 1609.
May 20 On this day in history 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 In the year 1609 samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
Jul 06 On this day in history majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
Jul 09 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.
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 On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.
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 on this day in history.