Historical Events In 1608
Thursday, 22 October 2020
Jan 07 On this day in history fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
Jan 28 In the year 1608 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
Feb 06 Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher in the year 1608.
Feb 26 On this day in history john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 On this day in history susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.
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 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 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
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 In the year 1608 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 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57)
Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.
Jul 20 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft in the year 1608.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1608 giacomo Torelli, composer
Sep 03 On this day in history pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
Sep 10 John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va in the year 1608.
Sep 29 Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists in the year 1608.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 hans Lippershey offers Dutch gov't a new invention, the telescope
Oct 02 In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 On this day in history the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 On this day in history martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies
Oct 26 In the year 1608 juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
Nov 07 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle in the year 1608.