Historical Events in 1607

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  • Jan 13th The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.
  • Jan 19th San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; it is currently the oldest church in the Philippines
  • Jan 30th Massive flooding in England destroys around 200 square miles of coastline and results in approximately 2,000 casualties
  • Feb 24th Claudio Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo" premieres in Mantua
  • Apr 25th Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
  • Apr 26th 1st English colony in American lands at Cape Henry, Virginia

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May 13th English colonists, led by John Smith, land near James River in Virginia

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  • May 14th 1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va
  • Jun 21st 1st Protestant Episcopal parish in America established, Jamestown
  • Jun 25th Mentally ill emperor Rudolf II signs Treaty of Lieben, giving up Austria, Hungary & Moravia
  • Jun 30th Annales Ecclesiastici (Scientific History of Catholicism) published
  • Sep 14th Flight of the Earls from Lough Swilly, Donegal, Ireland.