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Historical Events In May - 08

Thursday, 19 April 2018

1834  Charles Darwin's expedition returns to the Beagle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  Bryan Morel Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1905 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  On this day in history emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Hermann Gradener, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  The first major battle of Méxican War fought at Palo Alto TX on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1846  On May - 08 1st major battle of Mexican War fought at Palo Alto Texas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  Oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On May - 08 giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Robert Thompson patents rubber tire on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  Charles Lee Williams, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  On May - 08 joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1858  John Brown holds antislavery convention on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On this day in history valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On May - 08 valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On May - 08 confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway Bridge VA (Drewry's Bluff)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Atlanta Campaign Severe fighting near Dalton on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1864  On May - 08 actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway bridge Virginia (Drewry's Bluff)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history james Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1871  English-US treaty ends Alabama dispute on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On May - 08 henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On this day in history john Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  On May - 08 birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1622  On May - 08 birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On May - 08 john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1192  On this day in history death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  On May - 08 haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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