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Historical Events In 1618

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Jan 01   Bartolom√© Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized] on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history in France, Samuel de Champlain receives the dowry of his wife Helene Boulle.  

Jan 07   Francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam in the year 1618.  

Feb 28   On this day in history filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63  

Mar 23   James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1618 haeuik Claezoon Van Hillegom, captain of the Dutch ship Zeewolf, records that he has sighted the coast of what is later to be named Australia.  

May 15   In the year 1618 johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

May 23   In the year 1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War  

May 23   2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1618 imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle  

May 23   In the year 1618 the Thirty Years War begins  

Jul 16   Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht  

Aug 23   Gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33 in the year 1618.  

Sep 04   On this day in history "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed  

Sep 09   Joan Cererols, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68 in the year 1618.  

Oct 06   Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer in the year 1618.  

Oct 29   On this day in history english adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.  

Oct 29   Sir Walter Raleigh, explorer and colonizer, is executed for conspiring against James I on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1618 walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason  

Nov 01   Johannes Flittner, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1618 aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)  

Dec 10   Giulio Caccini, Italian composer on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino in the year 1618.  

Dec 26   Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1618

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Bartolom√© Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized] was born in the year 1618.  

Jan 14   In the year 1618 birth of jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam  

Apr 02   Francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction) was born in the year 1618.  

Apr 13   Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer (d. 1693) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 09   In the year 1618 birth of joan Cererols, composer  

Oct 06   On this day in history birth of miguel Gomez Camargo, composer  

Nov 01   On this day in history birth of johannes Flittner, composer  

Nov 03   On this day in history birth of aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)  

Famous Deaths In 1618

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 20   Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554) died in the year 1618.  

Feb 28   Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63 in the year 1618.  

Mar 23   James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician died on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Thomas Bastard, clergyman and epigrammatist (b. 1565 or 1566) died on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Governor of Virginia (b. 1577) died in the year 1618.  

Aug 23   Gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1618 death of gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68  

Oct 29   Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason died on this day in history.  

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