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Historical Events In 1608

Monday, 26 August 2019

Jan 07   In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia  

Jan 28   In the year 1608 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher in the year 1608.  

Feb 26   On this day in history john Still, English bishop  

Mar 18   Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general in the year 1608.  

May 14   On this day in history the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.  

May 19   In the year 1608 matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague  

May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.  

May 28   Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.  

Jun 01   Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)  

Jul 03   City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain in the year 1608.  

Jul 03   Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.  

Jul 18   On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61  

Jul 20   On this day in history reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft  

Jul 30   In the year 1608 at Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years.  

Aug 13   John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.  

Aug 24   1st English convoy lands at Surat India on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1608 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.  

Sep 03   Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military on this day in history.  

Sep 10   John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey  

Oct 02   The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies  

Oct 26   In the year 1608 juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies  

Nov 07   On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle  

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Famous Birthdays In 1608

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 28   Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born in the year 1608.  

Feb 05   Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history birth of jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 15   René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history birth of thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born in the year 1608.  

Jul 14   In the year 1608 birth of george Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)  

Famous Deaths In 1608

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 29   Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557) died in the year 1608.  

Feb 13   Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526) died on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1608 death of john Still, English bishop  

Mar 12   Koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530) died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies in the year 1608.  

May 14   In the year 1608 death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

Jun 04   Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.  

Jun 19   In the year 1608 death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)  

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