Historical Events For 1611
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Jan 07 James Harrington, England, political author (Commonwealth of Oceans) in the year 1611.
Jan 26 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies
Feb 19 Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71) in the year 1611.
Mar 04 George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1611.
Apr 01 In the year 1611 gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
Apr 09 In the year 1611 giacomo Maria Predieri, composer
Apr 14 Word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi) in the year 1611.
Apr 28 In the year 1611 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 Carlo Rainaldi, composer on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1611 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
May 23 Matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia on this day in history.
Jun 01 Felician Schwab, composer in the year 1611.
Jun 13 On this day in history john Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication
Jun 22 On this day in history henry Hudson & son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers
Jun 22 Henry Hudson &son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on this day in history.
Jun 22 On this day in history pablo Bruna, composer
Jun 23 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again on this day in history.
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 in the year 1611.
Aug 27 Tomés L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies in the year 1611.
Oct 11 In the year 1611 hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome
Oct 18 Valentin Strobel, composer on this day in history.
Oct 30 Gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden in the year 1611.
Oct 30 In the year 1611 karl IX, King of Sweden (1604-11), dies
Nov 01 Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history shakespeare's romantic comedy "The Tempest" is presented
Nov 03 Henry Ireton, English general/MP (Edgehill) in the year 1611.