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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Saturday, 01 August 2015

1737  On May - 08 edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire)  

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

1742  Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer on this day in history.  

1745  Carl Philipp Stamitz, composer on May - 08.  

1750  Elias Mann, composer on May - 08.  

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

1763  John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman on May - 08.  

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

1778  Johann Gansbacher, composer on May - 08.  

1784  On this day in history only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC)  

1785  On this day in history pietro Longhi, painter, dies  

1786  On May - 08 thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry  

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

1792  On May - 08 uS establishes military draft  

1792  British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash on May - 08.  

1794  US Post Office established on this day in history.  

1794  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined on this day in history.  

1803  Joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer on May - 08.  

1806  On this day in history jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  

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

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

1814  On this day in history mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist  

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

1818  On this day in history franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78  

1819  Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii on this day in history.  

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 May - 08 "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London)  

1824  William Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57) on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901)  

1829  Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist on May - 08.  

1829  Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on May - 08.  

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

1834  On May - 08 prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium  

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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)  

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

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  

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  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on May - 08.  

1592  On this day in history birth of francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)  

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

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  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on May - 08.  

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

1473  On May - 08 death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  

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

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

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