Historical Events For September - 08
Friday, 22 September 2017
1565 On September - 08 turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese &Knights of St John
1565 1st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida) on this day in history.
1588 On September - 08 marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)
1591 On September - 08 jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess
1613 Don Carlo Gesauldo, composer, dies on September - 08.
1621 Louis II Condé, [Great Condé], duke of Bourbon (Rocroy) on September - 08.
1628 Bay of Matanzas Cuba: Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history carlo Caraffa, Ital jesuit/religious order founder, dies at about 72
1636 Harvard College is established on September - 08.
1637 Robert Fludd, composer, dies at 63 on September - 08.
1644 On September - 08 francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies
1645 Francisco Gomez Quevedo y Villegas, Spanish author/poet, dies at 64 on September - 08.
1654 On this day in history peter Claver, Spanish saint (baptized 300,000 slaves), dies
1660 On September - 08 daniel von Czepko, German poet, dies at 54
1664 Dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers on September - 08.
1664 The British receive New Amsterdam from the Dutch, and later rename it to New York on September - 08.
1672 On September - 08 nicolas de Grigny, composer
1675 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1689 China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul) on this day in history.
1706 On this day in history romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53
1713 On September - 08 pope Clemens XI publishes degree "Unigenitus" against Jansenism"
1718 On this day in history francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer
1727 On September - 08 a barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
1736 Bernardo Ottani, composer on September - 08.
1753 The birth of John Soane, English architect on this day in history.
1755 On September - 08 battle at Lake George: English army beats France
1756 On this day in history french and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
1756 Anton Teyber, composer on September - 08.
1760 On this day in history french army gives Montreal to Gen Jeffrey Amherst
1761 On this day in history marriage of George III of the United Kingdom to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen Charlotte).
1767 Karl August von Lichtenstein, composer on this day in history.
1771 Mission San Gabriel Archangel forms in California on September - 08.
1771 The birth of Mungo Park, Scottish born explorer of Africa on this day in history.
1774 On this day in history anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet