Historical Events For 1618
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized]
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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1618 francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)
May 10 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 The Thirty Years War begins in the year 1618.
Jul 16 Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain on this day in history.
Jul 30 In the year 1618 prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht
Aug 23 Gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33 in the year 1618.
Sep 04 In the year 1618 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
Sep 09 In the year 1618 joan Cererols, composer
Sep 28 In the year 1618 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 On this day in history english adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
Oct 29 In the year 1618 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 Johannes Flittner, composer on this day in history.
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 Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess