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Historical Events For May - 08

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1834  Charles Darwin's expedition returns to the Beagle on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1836  On May - 08 bryan Morel Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1905  Click To Search About This In Google

1839  On May - 08 francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer  Click To Search About This In Google

1840  Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1842  Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1842  Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  On this day in history hermann Gradener, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  Charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  American General Zachary Taylor's forces win the first major battle of the Mexican War at Palo Alto, TX on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  The first major battle of Méxican War fought at Palo Alto TX on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1846  On May - 08 1st major battle of Mexican War fought at Palo Alto Texas  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  Oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  On May - 08 giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

1847  Robert Thompson patents rubber tire on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1853  Charles Lee Williams, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1853  On this day in history joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67  Click To Search About This In Google

1857  On May - 08 frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein  Click To Search About This In Google

1858  On May - 08 john Brown holds antislavery convention  Click To Search About This In Google

1858  John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  On May - 08 richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  On May - 08 valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  Valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1863  Confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1863  Confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  Actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway Bridge VA (Drewry's Bluff) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  Atlanta Campaign Severe fighting near Dalton on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On this day in history battle of Antietam VA (Spotslyvania Court House, Laurel Hill)  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On this day in history actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway bridge Virginia (Drewry's Bluff)  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On May - 08 james Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On May - 08 atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton  Click To Search About This In Google

1866  On this day in history australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's  Click To Search About This In Google

1871  On May - 08 english-US treaty ends Alabama dispute  Click To Search About This In Google

1873  On this day in history henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)  Click To Search About This In Google

1873  John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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 Search About This In Google

1460  On May - 08 birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Search About This In Google

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1521  On May - 08 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Search About This In Google

1527  On this day in history birth of johann Walter, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  On May - 08 birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Search About This In Google

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  On this day in history birth of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

0685  Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1192  On this day in history death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  Click To Search About This In Google

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1319  Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1473  On May - 08 death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on May - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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