Historical Events In 1608
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608.
Jan 28 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1608.
Apr 19 In the year 1608 earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
Apr 25 In the year 1608 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
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 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
Jun 01 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt in the year 1608.
Jun 04 In the year 1608 francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
Jun 19 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1608 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 In the year 1608 samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
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 on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
Aug 24 On this day in history 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 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military on this day in history.
Sep 10 On this day in history john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va
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 on this day in history.
Oct 02 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.
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 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