Historical Events In 1608
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Jan 07 In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
Jan 28 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer in the year 1608.
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 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 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen on this day in history.
May 19 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague in the year 1608.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
Jun 01 In the year 1608 valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
Jun 04 On this day in history francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
Jun 19 In the year 1608 thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
Jul 03 On this day in history city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.
Jul 13 On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.
Jul 20 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.
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 in the year 1608.
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 in the year 1608.
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.
Sep 03 In the year 1608 pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va in the year 1608.
Sep 29 On this day in history captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
Oct 02 Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope in the year 1608.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.
Oct 26 On this day in history juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
Nov 07 In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle