Historical Events In 1608
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Jan 07 On this day in history fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
Jan 28 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 06 In the year 1608 antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
Feb 26 In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1608 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1608.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain in the year 1608.
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
Jul 20 In the year 1608 reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
Jul 30 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 in the year 1608.
Aug 13 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va in the year 1608.
Sep 29 Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope
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 In the year 1608 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.