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Historical Events For May - 08

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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  On this day in history francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer  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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On this day in history hermann Gradener, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1846  On this day in history giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Robert Thompson patents rubber tire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  On this day in history charles Lee Williams, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  On this day in history 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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy  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  Valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1864  Actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway Bridge VA (Drewry's Bluff) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1864  On May - 08 james Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton on this day in history.  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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On May - 08 english-US treaty ends Alabama dispute  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1873  On May - 08 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  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  On this day in history birth of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  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  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on May - 08.  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  On this day in history 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  Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On this day in history 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  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on May - 08.  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 May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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