Historical Events for Year 1610

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Jan 1st - German astronomer Simon Marius 1st discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610
Jan 7th - Galileo discovers 1st 3 Jupiter satellites, Io, Europa & Ganymede
Jan 13th - Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter
Feb 14th - Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against Tsar Vasili Shushki
Mar 21st - King James I addresses English House of Commons
May 14th - Assassination of Henri IV of France, bringing 9-year old Louis XIII to the throne.
May 15th - Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king
Jun 10th - Thomas West, Baron de La Mar, is appointed governor of Virginia
Jun 10th - 1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island
Jun 19th - Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec
Jun 24th - Battle of Klushino: King Sigismund II's Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth army beats Russia & Sweden
French Explorer Samuel de ChamplainFrench Explorer Samuel de Champlain Jul 4th - Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian & Sweden
Jul 5th - John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.
Aug 2nd - Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
Aug 27th - Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia

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