Historical Events In 1609
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established on this day in history.
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.
Feb 10 In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer
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 In the year 1609 henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
Apr 05 In the year 1609 daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa.
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 in the year 1609.
May 16 Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands on this day in history.
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe in the year 1609.
May 23 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place in the year 1609.
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 Samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians in the year 1609.
Jul 06 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 09 Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 10 In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
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 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 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 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.