Historical Events In 1609
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) in the year 1609.
Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1609.
Mar 12 In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 Michael Franck, composer in the year 1609.
Mar 18 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist in the year 1609.
Mar 21 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 22 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 25 On this day in history henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
Apr 05 Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern KyÅ«shÅ«, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the RyÅ«kyÅ« Kingdom in Okinawa in the year 1609.
Apr 06 On this day in history henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.
Apr 09 On this day in history spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands in the year 1609.
May 20 In the year 1609 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
May 23 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on this day in history.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.
Jun 17 In the year 1609 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
Jun 28 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians in the year 1609.
Jul 06 In the year 1609 majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
Jul 09 In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 08 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope in the year 1609.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.