Historical Events In 1608
Friday, 31 March 2023
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 06 In the year 1608 antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
Feb 26 John Still, English bishop on this day in history.
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia on this day in history.
Apr 19 On this day in history earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
Apr 25 Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general in the year 1608.
May 14 In the year 1608 the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
May 19 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
Jun 04 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.
Jun 19 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) in the year 1608.
Jul 03 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.
Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.
Jul 18 On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
Jul 20 On this day in history reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
Jul 30 At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years in the year 1608.
Aug 13 In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
Aug 24 In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.
Sep 03 In the year 1608 pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va on this day in history.
Sep 29 Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists on this day in history.
Oct 02 Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 In the year 1608 the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies in the year 1608.
Oct 26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle
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