Historical Events For September - 08
Saturday, 25 February 2017
1565 Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese &Knights of St John on this day in history.
1565 On this day in history 1st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida)
1588 On this day in history marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)
1591 Jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess on this day in history.
1613 On September - 08 don Carlo Gesauldo, composer, dies
1621 On this day in history louis II Condé, [Great Condé], duke of Bourbon (Rocroy)
1628 On this day in history bay of Matanzas Cuba: Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet
1633 On September - 08 carlo Caraffa, Ital jesuit/religious order founder, dies at about 72
1636 On this day in history harvard College is established.
1637 Robert Fludd, composer, dies at 63 on September - 08.
1644 On this day in history francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies
1645 Francisco Gomez Quevedo y Villegas, Spanish author/poet, dies at 64 on September - 08.
1654 On September - 08 peter Claver, Spanish saint (baptized 300,000 slaves), dies
1660 Daniel von Czepko, German poet, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1664 On September - 08 dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers
1664 On this day in history the British receive New Amsterdam from the Dutch, and later rename it to New York.
1672 On this day in history nicolas de Grigny, composer
1675 On September - 08 amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, dies at 73
1689 On September - 08 china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)
1706 Romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53 on September - 08.
1713 On this day in history pope Clemens XI publishes degree "Unigenitus" against Jansenism"
1718 Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer on this day in history.
1727 A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children on this day in history.
1736 On September - 08 bernardo Ottani, composer
1753 The birth of John Soane, English architect on September - 08.
1755 Battle at Lake George: English army beats France on this day in history.
1756 On this day in history french and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
1756 On September - 08 anton Teyber, composer
1760 On September - 08 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 On this day in history karl August von Lichtenstein, composer
1771 Mission San Gabriel Archangel forms in California on this day in history.
1771 The birth of Mungo Park, Scottish born explorer of Africa on September - 08.
1774 On September - 08 anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet