Historical Events In 1608
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608.
Jan 28 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer in the year 1608.
Feb 06 Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher on this day in history.
Feb 26 John Still, English bishop on this day in history.
Mar 18 Susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in the year 1608.
Apr 19 In the year 1608 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 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen in the year 1608.
May 19 Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague in the year 1608.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
Jun 01 On this day in history valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
Jun 04 On this day in history francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
Jun 19 On this day in history thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)
Jul 03 In the year 1608 city of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain in the year 1608.
Jul 03 On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
Jul 13 In the year 1608 ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
Jul 20 In the year 1608 reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
Jul 30 In the year 1608 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.
Aug 13 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication in the year 1608.
Aug 24 On this day in history 1st English convoy lands at Surat India
Aug 27 In the year 1608 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer in the year 1608.
Sep 03 In the year 1608 pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
Sep 10 In the year 1608 john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va
Sep 29 On this day in history captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists
Oct 02 On this day in history hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope
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 on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle