1604 in History – What happened in year 1604

In history, year 1604 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1604.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1604:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 septemberSri Guru Granth Sahib, the religious text of Sikhism, wasinstalled at Harmandir Sahib.
17 octoberGerman astronomer Johannes Kepler observed an exceptionally bright star, now known as Kepler's Supernova,which had suddenly appeared in the constellation Ophiuchus.
27 AugustSri Harimandir Sahib Golden Temple in Amritsar) Gurugranth Sahib was established.


Famous birthdays in the year 1604:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 NovemberOsman II / Sultan / Turkey
04 JuneClaudia de' Medici / Regent  / Italy
04 AugustFrançois Hédelin / Author / France
08 JulyHeinrich Albert / Poet / Germany
10 March Johann Rudolf Glauber / Chemist / Netherlands
10 MayJean Mairet / Author / France
12 AugustTokugawa Iemitsu / Shogun / Japan
13 SeptemberSir William Brereton / Politician / United Kingdom
26 NovemberJohannes Bach / Composer / Germany

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