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Historical Events For May - 08

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

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

1741  On this day in history france & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg  

1742  On May - 08 johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  

1745  On May - 08 carl Philipp Stamitz, composer  

1750  Elias Mann, composer on this day in history.  

1753  Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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1785  Pietro Longhi, painter, dies on May - 08.  

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

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

1792  US establishes military draft on May - 08.  

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

1794  US Post Office established on May - 08.  

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

1803  On May - 08 joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  

1806  On this day in history jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  

1809  On this day in history augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78  

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

1814  On May - 08 mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist  

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

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

1819  Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii on May - 08.  

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

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

1823  "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London) on May - 08.  

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 May - 08.  

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  On this day in history 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 May - 08 birth of joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)  

1460  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  

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

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  

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

1473  On this day in history death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  

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

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