Historical Events For 1618
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Jan 01 Bartolomé 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 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor on this day in history.
Jan 14 Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam in the year 1618.
Feb 28 In the year 1618 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 On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
May 23 In the year 1618 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 Imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle on this day in history.
May 23 The Thirty Years War begins in the year 1618.
Jul 16 Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain in the year 1618.
Jul 30 In the year 1618 prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht
Aug 23 In the year 1618 gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33
Sep 04 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed in the year 1618.
Sep 09 Joan Cererols, composer in the year 1618.
Sep 28 On this day in history gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68
Oct 06 On this day in history miguel Gomez Camargo, composer
Oct 29 English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England in the year 1618.
Oct 29 Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I in the year 1618.
Oct 29 Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason in the year 1618.
Nov 01 Johannes Flittner, composer on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)
Dec 10 Giulio Caccini, Italian composer on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1618 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
Dec 26 On this day in history elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess