Historical Events for Year 1619
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Feb 20th - Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague for alleged crimes against the federal government
Mar 12th - Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia
Apr 19th - Theatrum Anatomicum opens in Amsterdam
May 18th - Hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison
Jun 2nd - England & Netherlands sign treaty about business in the Indies
Jun 10th - Thirty Years' War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt.
Jun 24th - Tsar Michail's father Filaret becomes patriarch of Moscow
Jul 20th - Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
Jul 30th - House of Burgesses Virginia forms, 1st elective American governing body
Aug 8th - Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen
Aug 20th - 1st known African Americans (appox. 20) land at Jamestown Virginia aboard Dutch vessel then sold or traded into servitude for supplies
Aug 27th - Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia
Aug 28th - Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
Sep 15th - Prince Bethlen Gabors troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary
Sep 30th - Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp
Nov 4th - Frederik V crowned king of Bohemia
Philosopher René Descartes Nov 10th - René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his "Meditations on First Philosophy"
Dec 4th - 38 colonists from Berkeley Parish in England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God. Considered by many as the first Thanksgiving in the Americas.