Historical Events in August 1609

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 8 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei
  • Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Aug 28 English explorer Henry Hudson, discovers and explores Delaware Bay

Explorer Henry Hudson
Explorer
Henry Hudson