Historical Events In 1608
Friday, 23 August 2019
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 In the year 1608 john Still, English bishop
Mar 18 On this day in history 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 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 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 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt on this day in history.
Jun 04 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 in the year 1608.
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 On this day in history quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 Samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec on this day in history.
Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary/Bohemia/German Emperor (1637-57) in the year 1608.
Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 in the year 1608.
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 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 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history 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 In the year 1608 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 In the year 1608 prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
Oct 02 The first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg on this day in history.
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 On this day in history adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle