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Historical Events For May - 08

Friday, 15 December 2017

1737  Edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1742  On May - 08 johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  On May - 08 carl Philipp Stamitz, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1750  Elias Mann, composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  On May - 08 miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  On this day in history john Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On this day in history ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  On this day in history johann Gansbacher, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1785  On May - 08 pietro Longhi, painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On this day in history thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On this day in history british Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  US establishes military draft on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  British Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On May - 08 uS Post Office established  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  On May - 08 joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On May - 08 jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  Augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1814  Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1815  On May - 08 jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1818  On this day in history franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On this day in history kamehameha I, King of Hawaii  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  Greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On May - 08 "Home Sweet Home" first sung (London)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On this day in history "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1829  On May - 08 louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1834  Prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

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1326  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On May - 08 birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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