1608 in History – What happened in year 1608

In history, year 1608 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 1608.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1608:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
03 julyFrench explorer Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec City.


Famous birthdays in the year 1608:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 February Gaspar Schott / Mathematician / Germany
06 DecemberGeorge Monck / Politician / United Kingdom
06 February António Vieira / Philosopher / Portugal
09 DecemberJohn Milton / Poet / United Kingdom
15 OctoberEvangelista Torricelli / Physicist / Italy
15 MayRené Goupil / Saint / United States of America
20 SeptemberJean-Jacques Olier / Mystic / France
28 January Giovanni Alfonso Borelli / Physicist / Italy


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