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Historical Events For May - 08

Friday, 20 October 2017

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

1741  On May - 08 france & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg  

1742  On this day in history johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

1745  Carl Philipp Stamitz, composer on May - 08.  

1750  Elias Mann, composer on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence  

1763  John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman on this day in history.  

1773  Ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies on May - 08.  

1778  Johann Gansbacher, composer on May - 08.  

1784  Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC) on May - 08.  

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1785  On May - 08 pietro Longhi, painter, dies  

1786  Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on May - 08.  

1792  On May - 08 british Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA  

1792  On May - 08 uS establishes military draft  

1792  On this day in history british Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash  

1794  On this day in history uS Post Office established  

1794  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined on May - 08.  

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

1806  On this day in history jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  

1809  Augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78 on May - 08.  

1810  James Cooper, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on May - 08.  

1814  Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist on this day in history.  

1815  Jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer on May - 08.  

1818  Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

1821  On May - 08 greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia.  

1823  On May - 08 "Home Sweet Home" first sung (London)  

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

1824  On May - 08 william Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)  

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

1829  On May - 08 louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist  

1829  On May - 08 mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47  

1833  On this day in history frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903  

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 this day in history.  

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

1492  On May - 08 birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

1521  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

1527  On this day in history birth of johann Walter, composer  

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

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

1622  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on this day in history.  

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on May - 08.  

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on May - 08.  

1278  On this day in history death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  

1319  On May - 08 haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  

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

1538  On this day in history death of edward Fox, English bishop  

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  

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