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Historical Events In 1618

Sunday, 07 August 2022

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history francis Bacon becomes English lord chancellor  

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

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

Mar 23   In the year 1618 james Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician  

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

May 10   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 on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

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

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

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

May 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1618 gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1618 joan Cererols, composer  

Sep 28   Gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer on this day in history.  

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   Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason in the year 1618.  

Nov 01   On this day in history johannes Flittner, composer  

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

Dec 10   On this day in history giulio Caccini, Italian composer  

Dec 11   In the year 1618 russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino  

Dec 26   Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess in the year 1618.  

Famous Birthdays In 1618

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of bartolom√© Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized]  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of francesco M Grimaldi, mathematician/physicist (light defraction)  

Apr 13   Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer (d. 1693) was born in the year 1618.  

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

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

Nov 01   Johannes Flittner, composer was born in the year 1618.  

Nov 03   Aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707) was born in the year 1618.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician died in the year 1618.  

Apr 19   Thomas Bastard, clergyman and epigrammatist (b. 1565 or 1566) died in the year 1618.  

Jun 07   In the year 1618 death of thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Governor of Virginia (b. 1577)  

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

Sep 28   Gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68 died on this day in history.  

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

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