Historical Events In 1609
Sunday, 08 December 2019
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 In the year 1609 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
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 On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.
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 In the year 1609 official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1609.
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 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 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.