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Historical Events For May - 08

Friday, 20 January 2017

1737  Edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1741  On May - 08 france & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg  Click To Search About This In Google

1742  On this day in history johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1745  On this day in history carl Philipp Stamitz, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1750  Elias Mann, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1753  Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1763  On this day in history john Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman  Click To Search About This In Google

1773  Ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1778  Johann Gansbacher, composer on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1784  On this day in history only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC)  Click To Search About This In Google

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1785  On May - 08 pietro Longhi, painter, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1786  Thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1792  On this day in history british Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA  Click To Search About This In Google

1792  On May - 08 uS establishes military draft  Click To Search About This In Google

1792  British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1794  On May - 08 uS Post Office established  Click To Search About This In Google

1794  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1803  On this day in history joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1806  On this day in history jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1809  Augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1810  On May - 08 james Cooper, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  Click To Search About This In Google

1814  Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1815  On May - 08 jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1818  On May - 08 franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78  Click To Search About This In Google

1819  Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1821  On this day in history greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia.  Click To Search About This In Google

1823  On this day in history "Home Sweet Home" first sung (London)  Click To Search About This In Google

1823  "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1824  On this day in history william Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)  Click To Search About This In Google

1828  Jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1829  Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1829  On this day in history mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47  Click To Search About This In Google

1833  On May - 08 frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903  Click To Search About This In Google

1834  Prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1326  On this day in history birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  Click To Search About This In Google

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Search About This In Google

1527  On May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Search About This In Google

1592  On this day in history birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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