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Historical Events In May - 08

Thursday, 24 May 2018

1737  On this day in history edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1742  On this day in history johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  Carl Philipp Stamitz, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1750  Elias Mann, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On May - 08 ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  Johann Gansbacher, composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  On May - 08 only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1785  Pietro Longhi, painter, dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On May - 08 british Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On this day in history uS establishes military draft  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  US Post Office established on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On May - 08 antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  On May - 08 joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On this day in history jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  On May - 08 augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1810  On this day in history james Cooper, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On this day in history mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1815  Jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1818  On May - 08 franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On May - 08 kamehameha I, King of Hawaii  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  Greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On May - 08 "Home Sweet Home" first sung (London)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On this day in history william Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On May - 08 jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  On May - 08 louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  On May - 08 frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  On May - 08 prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1326  On this day in history birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  On May - 08 birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On May - 08 birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  On May - 08 haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On May - 08 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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