1618 in History – What happened in year 1618

In history, year 1618 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1618.

Know what happened in 1618:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
29 OctoberEnglish courtier and explorer Walter Raleigh was executed inLondon after King James I reinstated a fifteen-year-old death sentenceagainst him.
08 March German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler discoveredthe third law of planetary motion.
23 MayIn the Second Defenestration of Prague, Protestant members ofthe Bohemian aristocracy threw Catholic regents of Emperor Ferdinand IIout the third-storey window of Prague Castle, precipitating the ThirtyYears' War.
29 OctoberEnglish courtier and explorer Walter Raleigh was executed in London after King James I reinstated a fifteen-year-old death sentence against him.
08 MarchGerman astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler discoveredthe third law of planetary motion.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1618:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AprilFrancesco Maria Grimaldi / Physicist / Italy
13 AprilRoger de Rabutin / Author / France

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1618:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 NovemberAurangzeb / Ruler / India

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