Historical Events In 1608
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 In the year 1608 susenyos is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.
Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1608 jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general
May 14 In the year 1608 the Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
May 19 In the year 1608 matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague
May 28 In the year 1608 claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua
May 28 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1608 valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt
Jun 04 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec in the year 1608.
Jul 13 In the year 1608 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 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 In the year 1608 john Smith's story of Jamestown's 1st days submitted for publication
Aug 24 1st English convoy lands at Surat India on this day in history.
Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 01 Giacomo Torelli, composer on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of military
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 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1608.
Nov 07 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle on this day in history.