Historical Events In 1608
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jan 07 On this day in history fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia
Jan 28 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
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 on this day in history.
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 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen in the year 1608.
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 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
Jun 01 In the year 1608 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 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) in the year 1608.
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 in the year 1608.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1608 reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft
Jul 30 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1608 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
Sep 01 In the year 1608 giacomo Torelli, composer
Sep 03 On this day in history pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
Sep 10 In the year 1608 john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va
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 in the year 1608.
Oct 02 On this day in history prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg in the year 1608.
Oct 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle