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