Historical Events In 1608
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Jan 07 Fire destroys Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
Jan 28 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1608 antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
Feb 26 John Still, English bishop in the year 1608.
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1608.
Jun 01 Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-govt in the year 1608.
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 City of Québec founded by Samuel de Champlain on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1608 quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
Jul 03 On this day in history samuel de Champlain founded city of Quebec
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 on this day in history.
Jul 20 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1608.
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 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 Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history the first telescope is demonstrated by Hans Lippershey of Middelburg.
Oct 19 Martinus A del Rio, Spanish lawyer historian/theologist, dies on this day in history.
Oct 26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies in the year 1608.
Nov 07 In the year 1608 adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle