Historical Events In 1609
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
Jan 21 Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1609 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 Bermuda becomes an English colony on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 On this day in history frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Mar 21 In the year 1609 jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 22 On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)
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 Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa on this day in history.
Apr 06 Henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company in the year 1609.
Apr 09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact on this day in history.
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands in the year 1609.
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe in the year 1609.
May 23 On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 On this day in history cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried
Jun 17 In the year 1609 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
Jun 28 In the year 1609 samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
Jul 06 On this day in history majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
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 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
Jul 20 In the year 1609 federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer in the year 1609.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 In the year 1609 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
Aug 08 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope in the year 1609.
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.
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