Historical Events In 1609
Monday, 22 April 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 On this day in history ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 On this day in history michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 In the year 1609 frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Mar 21 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.
Mar 22 In the year 1609 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co in the year 1609.
Apr 05 Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū 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 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 In the year 1609 cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried
Jun 17 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 09 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 10 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
Jul 20 On this day in history federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 In the year 1609 heinrich Pape, composer
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 in the year 1609.
Aug 08 On this day in history venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers