On This Day

What Happened in July 1608

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jul 3 Samuel de Champlain founds city of Quebec

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 13 Ferdinand III, King of Hungary & Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor (1637-57), born in Graz, Duchy of Styria (d. 1657)
  • Jul 14 George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)

Famous Weddings

  • Jul 20 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61