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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne May 16 - Paul V becomes Pope June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. ... Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill Premier Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. ... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Events November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s - 1570s - 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s Years: 1570 1571 1572 1573 1574 1575 1576 1577 1578 1579 Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s - 1580s - 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s Years: 1580 1581 1582 1583 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 1589 1590 Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Categories: 1580s ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s Years: 1590 1591 1592 1593 1594 1595 1596 1597 1598 1599 Events and Trends Categories: 1590s ... Events and Trends November 5, 1605 - The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the British Parliament. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s - 1610s - 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s Years: 1610 1611 1612 1613 1614 1615 1616 1617 1618 1619 Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s - 1620s - 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s Years: 1620 1621 1622 1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ... Events and Trends Thirty Years War in full swing in Europe September 8, 1636 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1608 in science and technology consisted of many events, some of which are listed below. ... 1607 state leaders - Events of 1608 - 1609 state leaders - State leaders by year Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Wanli, Emperor of China (1573-1620) Japan Monarch - Go-Yozei, Emperor of Japan (1586-1611) Shogun (Tokugawa) - Tokugawa Hidetada, Shogun of Japan (1605-1623) Korea (Joseon Dynasty) - Seonjo, King of Joseon (1567-1608... (Redirected from 1608 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1607 in music, other events of 1608, 1609 in music, list of years in music. ...

Events

March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Sissinios (throne name Malak Sagad III) was negus (1607 - September 7, 1632) of Ethiopia. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... The Protestant Union or Evangelical Union or Union of Auhausen was a coalition of Protestant German states that was formed in 1608 to defend the rights, lands and person of each member. ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ... Samuel de Champlain by Théophile Hamel (1870) Samuel de Champlain (3 July c. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Surat (Gujarati:સુરત) is a port city in the Indian state of Gujarat. ... October 2nd is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Hans Lippershey (1570(?)-1619) was a Dutch lensmaker, credited with creating and disseminating designs for the first practical telescope. ... 50 cm refracting telescope at Nice Observatory. ... Typical cancelled personal cheque as used in the U.S. A cheque (CwE) or check (AmE), thought to have developed from Persian چك chek, is a negotiable instrument instructing a financial institution to pay a specific amount of a specific currency from a specific demand account held in the maker/depositor...

Births

January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Antonio Vieira (February 6, 1608 _ 1697), Portuguese Jesuit and writer, the prince of Catholic pulpit-orators of his time, was born in Lisbon. ... Events September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher Polhem starts Swedens first technical school. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Gaston Jean-Baptiste, duc dOrléans (April 25, 1608, Fontainebleau – February 2, 1660, Blois), was the third son of the French king Henry IV and of his wife Marie de Medici. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... July 13th is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (July 13, 1608 – April 2, 1657), ruled February 15, 1637 – 1657. ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... George Goring, Lord Goring (14 July 1608 - 1657) was an English Royalist soldier. ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... Evangelista Torricelli (October 15, 1608 - October 25, 1647) was an Italian physicist and mathematician. ... // Events March 14 - Thirty Years War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle by Sir Peter Lely, painted 1665–1666. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Milton John Milton (December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674) was an English poet, most famous for his blank verse epic Paradise Lost. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Daniello Bartoli (1608 - 1685), Italian Jesuit priest, was born at Ferrara and entered the Society of Jesus in 1623. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... John Desborough (1608 – 1680), English soldier and politician, son of James Desborough of Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, and of Elizabeth Hatley of Over in the same county, was baptized on 13 November 1608. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608 - 1666), diplomatist, translator, and poet, born at Ware Park, Herts, and educated at Cambridge, travelled on the Continent, and when the English Civil War broke out sided with the King and was sent to Spain to obtain money for the cause. ... Events September 2 - Great Fire of London: A large fire breaks out in London in the house of Charles IIs baker on Pudding Lane near London Bridge. ... For the Canadian architect see Thomas Fuller (architect) Thomas Fuller (1608 - August 16, 1661) was an English churchman and historian. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... Jin Shengtan (金聖歎, pinyin: Jīn Shèngtàn) (1608-1661) was a Chinese editor, writer and critic, who has been called the champion of the bai hua (vernacular) Chinese literature. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... Gaston Jean-Baptiste, duc dOrléans (April 25, 1608 - February 2, 1660), third son of the French king Henry IV, and his wife Marie de Medici, was born at Fontainebleau. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Edward Rainbowe (1608–1684) was an English clergyman and a noted preacher. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... Mikhail Feodorovich Choosing His Bride, by Ilya Repin. ... Mikhail at the Ipatiev Monastery. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... Torii Tadaharu (1608 - 51) continued the family name when his older brother Tadatsune died without an heir in 1636. ... // Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ...

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The "Espy File" is a database of executions in the United States and the earlier colonies from 1608 to 2002.
This list of 15,269 executions was compiled by M. Watt Espy and John Ortiz Smykla, and was made available through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Below is the racial breakdown of people executed from 1608 to 1972, compiled from information found in the "Espy File." Also shown is the same breakdown since the death penalty was resumed in 1976, compiled from DPIC race statistics.
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