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Historical Events For 1611

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Jan 07   On this day in history james Harrington, England, political author (Commonwealth of Oceans)  

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   On this day in history johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)  

Mar 04   George Abbot appointed archbishop of Canterbury in the year 1611.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   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 in the year 1611.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication on this day in history.  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history henry Hudson &son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers  

Jun 22   In the year 1611 pablo Bruna, composer  

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

Aug 09   In the year 1611 henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

Aug 11   On this day in history emperor Rudolf forces out king of Bohemia  

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1611 gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden  

Oct 30   Karl IX, King of Sweden (1604-11), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1611.  

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

Feb 06   Chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644) was born in the year 1611.  

Feb 19   Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71) was born in the year 1611.  

Apr 09   On this day in history birth of giacomo Maria Predieri, composer  

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

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

Jun 01   On this day in history birth of felician Schwab, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1611

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 08   Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1611 death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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   Tomés L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies on this day in history.  

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

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