1618 in History – What happened in year 1618

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

In history, year 1618 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 1618.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1618 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 marchGerman astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler discoveredthe third law of planetary motion.
23 mayIn the Second Defenestration of Prague, Protestant members ofthe Bohemian aristocracy threw Catholic regents of Emperor Ferdinand IIout the third-storey window of Prague Castle, precipitating the ThirtyYears' War.
11 DecemberA peace agreement was signed between Russia and Poland.


Famous birthdays in the year 1618:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AprilFrancesco Maria Grimaldi / Physicist / Italy
13 AprilRoger de Rabutin / Author / France

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1618:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 NovemberAurangzeb / Ruler / India
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