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1610German astronomer Simon Marius first discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610

1610Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

1610Galileo discovers 1st 3 Jupiter satellites, Io, Europa & Ganymede

1610Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter

1610 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
German astronomer Simon Marius first discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610 
Jan 7
Galileo discovers 1st 3 Jupiter satellites, Io, Europa & Ganymede 
Jan 13
Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter 
Feb 14
Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 & Romanov family sign covenant against Tsar Vasili Shushki 
Mar 21
King James I addresses English House of Commons 
May 14
Assassination of Henri IV of France, bringing Louis XIII to the throne. 
May 15
Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king 
Jun 10
Thomas West, Baron de La Mar, is appointed governor of Virginia 
Jun 10
1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island 
Jun 19
Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec 
Jun 24
Battle of Klushino: King Sigismund II's Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth army beats Russia & Sweden 
Jul 4
Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian & Sweden 
Jul 5
John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland. 
Aug 2
Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay 
Aug 27
Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia 
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