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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

1741  France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg on this day in history.  

1742  On May - 08 johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

1745  Carl Philipp Stamitz, composer on this day in history.  

1750  Elias Mann, composer on this day in history.  

1753  Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence on May - 08.  

1763  On this day in history john Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman  

1773  On May - 08 ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies  

1778  Johann Gansbacher, composer on May - 08.  

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

1785  On May - 08 pietro Longhi, painter, dies  

1786  Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history british Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA  

1792  On this day in history uS establishes military draft  

1792  On May - 08 british Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash  

1794  US Post Office established on this day in history.  

1794  On this day in history antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined  

1803  On this day in history joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  

1806  On May - 08 jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  

1809  Augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1810  James Cooper, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

1814  Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist on May - 08.  

1815  On May - 08 jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer  

1818  Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78 on May - 08.  

1819  On this day in history kamehameha I, King of Hawaii  

1821  On this day in history greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia.  

1823  "Home Sweet Home" first sung (London) on this day in history.  

1823  "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London) on this day in history.  

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

1828  Jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901) on this day in history.  

1829  Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist on this day in history.  

1829  Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1833  Frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903 on this day in history.  

1834  Prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1326  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on May - 08.  

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on May - 08.  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On May - 08 birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on May - 08.  

Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.  

1192  On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.  

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.  

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.  

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on May - 08.  

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on May - 08.