Historical Events in 1610

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Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jan 1st German astronomer Simon Marius 1st discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei
  • Jan 7th Galileo discovers first three satellites of Jupiter, 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

Victory-in-battleVictory in Battle

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

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • Jun 24th Battle of Klushino: King Sigismund II's Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth army beats Russia & Sweden
  • 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.

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Aug 2nd Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay

Explorer Henry Hudson
Explorer
Henry Hudson
  • Aug 27th Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia