Historical Events For 1618
Thursday, 27 April 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 in the year 1618.
Jan 07 On this day in history francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor
Jan 14 In the year 1618 jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
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 Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) in the year 1618.
May 10 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 on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
May 23 On this day in history 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War
May 23 On this day in history 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War
May 23 On this day in history imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle
May 23 The Thirty Years War begins on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain
Jul 30 In the year 1618 prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht
Aug 23 Gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33 on this day in history.
Sep 04 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed in the year 1618.
Sep 09 On this day in history joan Cererols, composer
Sep 28 On this day in history gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68
Oct 06 Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1618 aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)
Dec 10 On this day in history giulio Caccini, Italian composer
Dec 11 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino in the year 1618.
Dec 26 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on this day in history.