Historical Events In 1608
Thursday, 09 December 2021
Jan 07 On this day in history 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 in the year 1608.
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 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 on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua
May 28 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
Jun 01 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.
Jun 04 In the year 1608 francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
Jun 19 On this day in history 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 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 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1608 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 In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
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 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 on this day in history.
Sep 29 Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists in the year 1608.
Oct 02 On this day in history hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope
Oct 02 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.
Oct 26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle