Historical Events For 1618
Monday, 22 January 2018
Jan 01 BartolomĂ© Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized] in the year 1618.
Jan 04 In France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle in the year 1618.
Jan 07 In the year 1618 francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor
Jan 14 Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63
Mar 23 James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician in the year 1618.
Apr 02 In the year 1618 francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
May 10 In the year 1618 haeuik Claezoon Van Hillegom, captain of the Dutch ship Zeewolf, records that he has sighted the coast of what is later to be named Australia.
May 15 Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law on this day in history.
May 23 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War in the year 1618.
May 23 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War in the year 1618.
May 23 On this day in history imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle
May 23 In the year 1618 the Thirty Years War begins
Jul 16 On this day in history capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain
Jul 30 Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht in the year 1618.
Aug 23 In the year 1618 gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33
Sep 04 In the year 1618 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
Sep 09 On this day in history joan Cererols, composer
Sep 28 Gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history miguel Gomez Camargo, composer
Oct 29 In the year 1618 english adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
Oct 29 On this day in history sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I.
Oct 29 On this day in history walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason
Nov 01 In the year 1618 johannes Flittner, composer
Nov 03 Aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707) on this day in history.
Dec 10 Giulio Caccini, Italian composer in the year 1618.
Dec 11 On this day in history russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
Dec 26 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on this day in history.