Historical Events In 1609
Monday, 10 August 2020
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 On this day in history wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
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 In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 Bermuda becomes an English colony in the year 1609.
Mar 16 On this day in history michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist on this day in history.
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 KyÅ«shÅ«, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the RyÅ«kyÅ« 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 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 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 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant on this day in history.
Jun 28 On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
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 Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League in the year 1609.
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 On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.
Jul 28 On this day in history 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 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers