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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1834  On this day in history charles Darwin's expedition returns to the Beagle  

1836  On this day in history bryan Morel Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1905  

1839  On this day in history francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer  

1840  Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process on this day in history.  

1842  Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die on this day in history.  

1842  Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist on this day in history.  

1844  Hermann Gradener, composer on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies  

1846  On this day in history american General Zachary Taylor's forces win the first major battle of the Mexican War at Palo Alto, TX  

1846  The first major battle of Méxican War fought at Palo Alto TX on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history 1st major battle of Mexican War fought at Palo Alto Texas  

1846  Oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor) on this day in history.  

1846  Giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history robert Thompson patents rubber tire  

1853  On this day in history charles Lee Williams, composer  

1853  Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein  

1858  On this day in history john Brown holds antislavery convention  

1858  John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) on this day in history.  

1861  Richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy on this day in history.  

1862  Valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA on this day in history.  

1862  Valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va on this day in history.  

1863  Confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia  

1864  Actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway Bridge VA (Drewry's Bluff) on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history atlanta Campaign Severe fighting near Dalton  

1864  On this day in history battle of Antietam VA (Spotslyvania Court House, Laurel Hill)  

1864  Actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway bridge Virginia (Drewry's Bluff) on this day in history.  

1864  James Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56 on this day in history.  

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton on this day in history.  

1866  Australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's on this day in history.  

1871  English-US treaty ends Alabama dispute on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)  

1873  John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 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 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  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  

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

1622  On this day in history birth of claes Rålamb, 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  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1319  On this day in history haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  

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

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies