Historical Events In 1608
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Jan 07 In the year 1608 fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
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 in the year 1608.
Mar 18 On this day in history susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.
Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
Jun 01 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
Jun 19 In the year 1608 thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
Jul 03 On this day in history city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.
Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.
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 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1608 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.
Sep 03 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military on this day in history.
Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va on this day in history.
Sep 29 In the year 1608 captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
Oct 02 Hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope on this day in history.
Oct 02 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.
Oct 02 On this day in history the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 In the year 1608 martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies
Oct 26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies in the year 1608.
Nov 07 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle in the year 1608.