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Historical Events Happened In May - 08

Friday, 31 October 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  On this day in history alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process  

1842  On May - 08 versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die  

1842  On this day in history emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist  

1844  On this day in history hermann Gradener, composer  

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

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

1846  On this day in history the first major battle of Méxican War fought at Palo Alto TX  

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

1846  On May - 08 oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor)  

1846  On this day in history giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59  

1847  Robert Thompson patents rubber tire on this day in history.  

1853  On May - 08 charles Lee Williams, composer  

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

1857  On May - 08 frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein  

1858  On May - 08 john Brown holds antislavery convention  

1858  On May - 08 john Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet)  

1861  On this day in history richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy  

1862  On May - 08 valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA  

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

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

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

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

1864  On May - 08 atlanta Campaign Severe fighting near Dalton  

1864  On May - 08 battle of Antietam VA (Spotslyvania Court House, Laurel Hill)  

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

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

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 May - 08.  

1871  On May - 08 english-US treaty ends Alabama dispute  

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

1873  John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 on May - 08.  

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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)  

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 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 May - 08 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)  

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 this day in history.  

1192  On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  

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

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

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

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

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