1607 events in history

Jan 13 The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain
Jan 19 San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; it is the oldest church still standing in the Philippines
Jan 30 An estimated 200 square miles (51,800 ha) along the coasts of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary in the Kingdom of England are destroyed by massive flooding, resulting in an estimated 2,000 deaths
Feb 24 L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, one of the first works recognized as an opera, receives its première performance
Mar 10 Susenyos I defeats the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia
Apr 25 Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar
Apr 26 English colonists make landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia
May 14 Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony
May 24 100 English settlers disembark in Jamestown, the first English colony in America
Sep 14 Flight of the Earls from Lough Swilly, Donegal, Ireland