May 1608 in history

May 1608 events chronologically

May 14 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen

Born in May 1608

May 15 René Goupil S.J. was a French Jesuit lay missionary, who became a lay brother of the Society of Jesus shortly before his death. He was the first of the North American Martyrs of the Roman Catholic Church to receive the crown of martyrdom and the first canonized Catholic martyr in North America

Died in May 1608

May 14 Charles III Duke of Lorraine Duke of Lorraine from 1545 until his death.