Historical Events For September - 08
Sunday, 11 December 2016
1565 Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese &Knights of St John on September - 08.
1565 On September - 08 1st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida)
1588 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 Francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies on September - 08.
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 this day in history daniel von Czepko, German poet, dies at 54
1664 On this day in history dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers
1664 The British receive New Amsterdam from the Dutch, and later rename it to New York on this day in history.
1672 Nicolas de Grigny, composer on September - 08.
1675 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1689 On September - 08 china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)
1706 Romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1713 Pope Clemens XI publishes degree "Unigenitus" against Jansenism" on this day in history.
1718 Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer on this day in history.
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 French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition on this day in history.
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 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 September - 08 anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet