Jan 28 On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 05 Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.
Feb 06 Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1608 birth of jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
May 15 René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.
Jun 19 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) was born in the year 1608.
Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) was born in the year 1608.
Jul 14 On this day in history birth of george Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)