Historical Events In 1608
Friday, 14 December 2018
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 On this day in history antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
Feb 26 In the year 1608 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 In the year 1608 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
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 on this day in history.
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua in the year 1608.
Jun 01 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt in the year 1608.
Jun 04 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 on this day in history.
Jun 19 Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War) on this day in history.
Jul 03 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain in the year 1608.
Jul 03 Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.
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 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.
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 John Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication in the year 1608.
Aug 24 1st English convoy lands at Surat India in the year 1608.
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 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military in the year 1608.
Sep 10 On this day in history john Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va
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 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey in the year 1608.
Oct 02 In the year 1608 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 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.