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Historical Events In 1608

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Jan 07   On this day in history fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

Feb 26   John Still, English bishop on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 14   The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen in the year 1608.  

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   On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua  

Jun 01   On this day in history valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt  

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

Jun 19   In the year 1608 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   In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain  

Jul 03   Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.  

Jul 13   In the year 1608 ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)  

Jul 18   In the year 1608 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61  

Jul 20   Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft in the year 1608.  

Jul 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1608.  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

Sep 01   Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military  

Sep 10   On this day in history john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va  

Sep 29   Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists in the year 1608.  

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

Oct 02   Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.  

Oct 02   The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg in the year 1608.  

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

Oct 26   Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies in the year 1608.  

Nov 07   Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1608

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Feb 05   On this day in history birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1608 birth of jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general  

May 15   On this day in history birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

Jun 19   Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born on this day in history.  

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   John Still, English bishop died in the year 1608.  

Mar 12   On this day in history death of koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530)  

Apr 19   On this day in history earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies  

May 14   On this day in history death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

Jun 04   On this day in history francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44  

Jun 19   On this day in history death of alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)  

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