Historical Events For 1618
Sunday, 20 August 2017
Jan 01 Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized] in the year 1618.
Jan 04 On this day in history in France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle.
Jan 07 Francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor in the year 1618.
Jan 14 On this day in history jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
Feb 28 Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63 in the year 1618.
Mar 23 James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician in the year 1618.
Apr 02 Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1618.
May 23 On this day in history 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War
May 23 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War in the year 1618.
May 23 In the year 1618 imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle
May 23 In the year 1618 the Thirty Years War begins
Jul 16 Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain in the year 1618.
Jul 30 On this day in history prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht
Aug 23 On this day in history 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 Joan Cererols, composer in the year 1618.
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 Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I in the year 1618.
Oct 29 In the year 1618 walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason
Nov 01 In the year 1618 johannes Flittner, composer
Nov 03 On this day in history aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)
Dec 10 In the year 1618 giulio Caccini, Italian composer
Dec 11 On this day in history russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
Dec 26 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess in the year 1618.