1610 in History – What happened in year 1610

✅ Published on March 25th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1610 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 1610.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1610 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 januaryItalian astronomer Galileo Galilei made his first observationof the four Galilean moons through his telescope-Ganymede, Callisto, Ioand Europa, although he was not able to distinguish the latter two untilthe following day.
04 julyPolish–Muscovite War: The out numbered forces of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth defeated the Tsardom of Russia at the Battle of Klushino.
02 augustEnglish sea explorer Henry Hudson sailed into what is now knownas Hudson Bay, thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage toreach the Pacific Ocean.
14 MayThe assassination of Henry IV in France and Louis XIII ascended the throne of France.
15 MayThe Parliament of Paris appointed Louis XIII as King of France.
13 JanuaryItalian astronomer, physicist and mathematician Galileo Galileo discovered Callisto, the fourth satellite of Jupiter.


Famous birthdays in the year 1610:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilCharles de Saint-Évremond / Soldier / France
03 OctoberGabriel Lalemant / Missionary / France
06 OctoberCharles de Sainte-Maure / General / France
09 DecemberBaldassare Ferri / Actor / Italy
12 DecemberBasil of Ostrog / Monk / Serbia
18 DecemberCharles du Fresne / Historian / France
18 MayStefano della Bella / Etcher / Italy
19 OctoberJames Butler / Politician / United Kingdom
21 January Elizabeth Fones / Settler / United States of America
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