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Born on Sunday April 26, 1609
Died on Sunday April 26, 1609



Born on April 26

Died on April 26

Names that were popular for boys in 1609
  1. Jan
  2. Pieter
  3. Cornelis
  4. Joannes
  5. Jacob
  6. John
  7. Thomas
  8. William
  9. Willem
  10. Petrus
  11. Johannes
  12. Richard
  13. Johan
  14. Gerrit
  15. Johann
  16. Hendrik
Names that were popular for girls in 1609
  1. Anna
  2. Maria
  3. Catharina
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Mary
  7. Anne
  8. Barbara
  9. Marie
  10. Joanna
  11. Sarah
  12. Margaret
  13. Margaretha
  14. Lijsbeth
  15. Henrietta
  16. Jeanne

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1609
  • Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • April 9 » Philip III of Spain issues the decree of the "Expulsion of the Moriscos".
  • May 20 » Shakespeare's sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
  • May 23 » Official ratification of the Second Virginia Charter takes place.
  • July 25 » The English ship Sea Venture, en route to Virginia, is deliberately driven ashore during a storm at Bermuda to prevent its sinking; the survivors go on to found a new colony there.
  • August 25 » Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers.
  • August 28 » Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay.