Historical Events In 1609
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.
Feb 07 On this day in history ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 On this day in history john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier
Feb 18 In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
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 Michael Franck, composer on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.
May 16 In the year 1609 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 In the year 1609 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
May 23 In the year 1609 official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.
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 in the year 1609.
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 in the year 1609.
Jul 15 In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies
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 Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised in the year 1609.
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.
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.