1610 in History
January 1 German astronomer Simon Marius 1st discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610
January 7 Galileo discovers 1st 3 Jupiter satellites, Io, Europa and Ganymede
January 13 Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, 4th satellite of Jupiter
February 14 Polish king Sigismund III, Forges Dimitri #2 and Romanov family sign covenant against czar Vasili Shushki
February 28 Thomas West, Baron de La Mar, is appointed governor of Virginia
March 21 King James I addresses English House of Commons
May 15 Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king
June 10 1st Dutch settlers arrive, from New Jersey, to colonize Manhattan Island
June 24 Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russia and Sweden
July 4 Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian and Sweden
August 2 Henry Hudson enters bay later named after him, the Hudson Bay
August 27 Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia
October 28 Thomas West baron De La Mar appointed as 1st Governor of Virginia colony