Historical Events In 1618
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
Jan 01 Bartolomé 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.