1618


1618

Year 1618 (MDCXVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1618

January - June


* March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery).2
* May 23 - The Second Defenestration of Prague - Protestant noblemen hold a mock trial and throw two direct representatives of Ferdinand II of Germany (Imperial Governors) and their scribe out of a window into a pile of manure, exacerbating a low-key rebellion into the Bohemian Revolt (1618-1620) precipitating the Thirty Years' War into armed conflict and further polarizing Europe on religious grounds.2
* June 14 – Joris Veseler prints the first Dutch newspaper "Courante uyt Italien, Duytslandt, &c." in Amsterdam (approximate date).2
* July 20 - Pluto reaches, according to sophisticated mathematical calculations, its second most recent aphelion. The next one occurs in 1866, and the following one will occur 2113.2

July - December


* August 29 - Johan van Oldenbarnevelt and Hugo Grotius are imprisoned by Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange.
* September 18 - Beginning of the 12th Baktun in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, the final phase of the Great Cycle.
* September 19-November 21 - Thirty Years' War: The Siege of Plzeň occurs.
* October 29 - English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.
* November 13 - The Synod of Dordrecht has its first meeting.

Undated

* The markgraves of Brandenburg are granted Polish approval to inherit the Duchy of Prussia.
* Osman II (1618-1622) succeeds Mustafa I (1617-1623) as Ottoman Emperor.
* The 3,000 seat Teatro Farnese, the first permanent proscenium theatre, is built into the Great Hall of the Palazzo della Pilotta in Parma, Italy.
* The Ming Chinese embassy of the Wanli Emperor presents tea to the Russian tsar.

Births


* January 1 - Bartolomé Estéban Murillo, Spanish painter (d. 1682)
* April 2 - Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (d. 1663)
* April 13 - Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer (d. 1693)
* November 3 - Aurangzeb, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1707)
* November - Simon Arnauld de Pomponne, French diplomat and minister of Louis XIV (d. 1699)
*"date unknown"
**Ādiŧyavoṇś, Ayuthian monarch
**Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, politician (member of the Cabal)
**Lin Yiu, Chinese poet and painter (d. 1664).
**Richard Lovelace, English poet (d. c. 1657)

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Deaths


* February 20 - Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554)
* March 23 - James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician (b. c. 1575)
* June 7 - Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Governor of Virginia (b. 1577)
* August 23 - Gerbrand Adriaensz Bredero, Dutch writer (b. 1585)
* September 28 - Joshua Sylvester, English poet (b. 1563)
* October 29 - Sir Walter Raleigh, English courtier and settler of Virginia (executed) (b. 1554)
* November 2 - Archduke Maximilian III of Austria (b. 1558)
* December 6 - Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)
* December 10 - Giulio Caccini, Italian composer (b. 1551)
*"probable" - Chief Powhatan (proper name Wahunsenacawh), father of Pocahontas (b. c.1547)

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