Historical Events In 1609
Sunday, 02 October 2022
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 on this day in history.
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier in the year 1609.
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 In the year 1609 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 on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 22 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.
Mar 25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.
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 In the year 1609 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 on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
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 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.
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 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 In the year 1609 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 in the year 1609.
Jul 27 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
Aug 08 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope in the year 1609.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.