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Historical Events Happened In 1611

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Jan 07   In the year 1611 james Harrington, England, political author (Commonwealth of Oceans)  

Jan 26   In the year 1611 madame de Poutrincourt leaves Dieppe, France with Jesuits Pierre Biard and Enémond Masse and her son, Charles Biencourt; first titled lady, first Jesuits in Canada  

Jan 28   Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies in the year 1611.  

Feb 19   In the year 1611 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)  

Mar 04   George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1611 giacomo Maria Predieri, composer  

Apr 14   In the year 1611 word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi)  

Apr 28   On this day in history establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the oldest existing university in Asia and the largest Catholic university in the world.  

May 04   In the year 1611 carlo Rainaldi, composer  

May 19   Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) in the year 1611.  

May 23   Matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia in the year 1611.  

Jun 01   On this day in history felician Schwab, composer  

Jun 13   John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication in the year 1611.  

Jun 22   Henry Hudson & son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers in the year 1611.  

Jun 22   In the year 1611 henry Hudson &son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers  

Jun 22   In the year 1611 pablo Bruna, composer  

Jun 23   In the year 1611 henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again  

Aug 09   On this day in history henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

Aug 11   Emperor Rudolf forces out king of Bohemia on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1611 tomés L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies  

Oct 11   Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Valentin Strobel, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history karl IX, King of Sweden (1604-11), dies  

Nov 01   On this day in history shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented  

Nov 01   On this day in history shakespeare's romantic comedy "The Tempest" is presented  

Nov 03   On this day in history henry Ireton, English general/MP (Edgehill)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1611

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   James Harrington, England, political author (Commonwealth of Oceans) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) was born in the year 1611.  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644)  

Feb 19   In the year 1611 birth of andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)  

Apr 09   Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 04   Carlo Rainaldi, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history birth of innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)  

Jun 01   Felician Schwab, composer was born in the year 1611.  

Famous Deaths In 1611

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 08   In the year 1611 jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies  

Mar 05   Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1533) died on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 died on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Jean Bertaut, French poet (b. 1552) died in the year 1611.  

Jul 26   On this day in history death of horio Yoshiharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1542)  

Aug 02   In the year 1611 death of kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1562)  

Aug 27   On this day in history tomés L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies  

Oct 03   In the year 1611 death of charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (b. 1554)