Historical Events For 1618
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Jan 01 Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized] on this day in history.
Jan 04 In France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor
Jan 14 On this day in history jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
Feb 28 On this day in history filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63
Mar 23 In the year 1618 james Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician
Apr 02 In the year 1618 francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
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 Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law on this day in history.
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 Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain on this day in history.
Jul 30 Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1618 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 English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1618 sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I.
Oct 29 Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason on this day in history.
Nov 01 Johannes Flittner, composer in the year 1618.
Nov 03 In the year 1618 aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)
Dec 10 In the year 1618 giulio Caccini, Italian composer
Dec 11 In the year 1618 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino
Dec 26 Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on this day in history.