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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Monday, 31 August 2015

1737  Edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire) on this day in history.  

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

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

1745  On May - 08 carl Philipp Stamitz, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1773  Ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies on this day in history.  

1778  Johann Gansbacher, composer on May - 08.  

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

1785  Pietro Longhi, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1792  US establishes military draft on this day in history.  

1792  British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash on this day in history.  

1794  On May - 08 uS Post Office established  

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

1803  On May - 08 joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  

1806  On May - 08 jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  

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

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

1814  Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist on May - 08.  

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

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

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 May - 08.  

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

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

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

1833  On May - 08 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  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on May - 08.  

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

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on May - 08.  

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

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

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

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.  

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

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

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

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