1609

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1609 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1609
MDCIX
Ab urbe condita 2362
Armenian calendar 1058
ԹՎ ՌԾԸ
Assyrian calendar 6359
Balinese saka calendar 1530–1531
Bengali calendar 1016
Berber calendar 2559
English Regnal year Ja. 1 – 7 Ja. 1
Buddhist calendar 2153
Burmese calendar 971
Byzantine calendar 7117–7118
Chinese calendar 戊申(Earth Monkey)
4305 or 4245
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4306 or 4246
Coptic calendar 1325–1326
Discordian calendar 2775
Ethiopian calendar 1601–1602
Hebrew calendar 5369–5370
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1665–1666
 - Shaka Samvat 1530–1531
 - Kali Yuga 4709–4710
Holocene calendar 11609
Igbo calendar 609–610
Iranian calendar 987–988
Islamic calendar 1017–1018
Japanese calendar Keichō 14
(慶長14年)
Javanese calendar 1529–1530
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3942
Minguo calendar 303 before ROC
民前303年
Nanakshahi calendar 141
Thai solar calendar 2151–2152
Tibetan calendar 阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
1735 or 1354 or 582
    — to —
阴土鸡年
(female Earth-Rooster)
1736 or 1355 or 583
The Twelve Years' Truce is agreed upon.

1609 (MDCIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1609th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 609th year of the 2nd millennium, the 9th year of the 17th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1600s decade. As of the start of 1609, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January 15: Avisa newspaper begins publication.
August 25: Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope.


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


Births

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Probable

Gauthier de Costes, seigneur de la Calprenède, French novelist and dramatist (d. 1663)

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

References

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  2. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 238–243. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  3. ^ Nevius, Michelle; James (2008-09-08). "New York's many 9/11 anniversaries: the Staten Island Peace Conference". Inside the Apple: A Streetwise History of New York City. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  4. ^ Juet, Robert (1625). "Juet's Journal of Hudson's 1609 Voyage". In Purchas, Samuel. Hakluytus Posthumus, or Purchas his Pilgrimes. 4. 
  5. ^ In Deuteromelia or The Seconde part of Musicks melodie.
  6. ^ Opie, Iona; Peter (1997). The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 306. ISBN 0-19-860088-7. 
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