1608

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1608 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1608
MDCVIII
Ab urbe condita 2361
Armenian calendar 1057
ԹՎ ՌԾԷ
Assyrian calendar 6358
Balinese saka calendar 1529–1530
Bengali calendar 1015
Berber calendar 2558
English Regnal year 5  Ja. 1   6  Ja. 1
Buddhist calendar 2152
Burmese calendar 970
Byzantine calendar 7116–7117
Chinese calendar 丁未(Fire  Goat)
4304 or 4244
     to 
戊申年 (Earth  Monkey)
4305 or 4245
Coptic calendar 1324–1325
Discordian calendar 2774
Ethiopian calendar 1600–1601
Hebrew calendar 5368–5369
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1664–1665
 - Shaka Samvat 1529–1530
 - Kali Yuga 4708–4709
Holocene calendar 11608
Igbo calendar 608–609
Iranian calendar 986–987
Islamic calendar 1016–1017
Japanese calendar Keichō 13
(慶長13年)
Javanese calendar 1528–1529
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3941
Minguo calendar 304 before ROC
民前304年
Nanakshahi calendar 140
Thai solar calendar 2150–2151
Tibetan calendar 阴火羊年
(female Fire-Goat)
1734 or 1353 or 581
     to 
阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
1735 or 1354 or 582
January 7: Jamestown fire.

1608 ( MDCVIII ) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar , the 1608th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 608th year of the 2nd millennium , the 8th year of the 17th century , and the 9th year of the 1600s decade. As of the start of 1608, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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July 3: Samuel de Champlain founds Quebec City.

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John Tradescant the Younger born 4 August
John Milton born 9 December

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Tsugaru Tamenobu died 29 March
Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg died 29 January
Francis Caracciolo died 4 June
Joachim III Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg died 18 July
Maria Pypelinckx died 19 October

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References

  1. "First Germans at Jamestown 1" (history), Davitt Publications, 2000, webpage: GHfirst.