Historical Events in 1618

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Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jan 7th Francis Bacon becomes Lord Chancellor of England

Statesman/Philosopher Francis Bacon
Statesman/Philosopher
Francis Bacon

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

May 15th Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Astronomer
Johannes Kepler
  • May 23rd 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War. Two Catholic Lords Regent and their secretary thrown out of window - they were not seriously injured by the 70 foot fall.
  • Jul 16th Capt John Gilbert patents 1st dredger in Britain
  • Jul 30th Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht
  • Sep 4th "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs, Switzerland, 1,500 killed

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Oct 29th English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.

Explorer Walter Raleigh
Explorer
Walter Raleigh
King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Dec 11th Russia & Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino