Historical Events For September - 08
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
1565 Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese &Knights of St John on September - 08.
1565 On this day in history 1st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida)
1588 On September - 08 marin Mersenne, France, mathematician/musician/philosopher (Cartesian)
1591 On this day in history jacqueline M A de Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess
1613 Don Carlo Gesauldo, composer, dies on this day in history.
1621 On September - 08 louis II Condé, [Great Condé], duke of Bourbon (Rocroy)
1628 On September - 08 bay of Matanzas Cuba: Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet
1633 Carlo Caraffa, Ital jesuit/religious order founder, dies at about 72 on September - 08.
1636 Harvard College is established on this day in history.
1637 On September - 08 robert Fludd, composer, dies at 63
1644 On this day in history francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies
1645 On this day in history francisco Gomez Quevedo y Villegas, Spanish author/poet, dies at 64
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 this day in history 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 this day in history amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, dies at 73
1689 On this day in history china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)
1706 On this day in history romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53
1713 On this day in history pope Clemens XI publishes degree "Unigenitus" against Jansenism"
1718 On this day in history francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer
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 Bernardo Ottani, composer on this day in history.
1753 On September - 08 the birth of John Soane, English architect
1755 On this day in history battle at Lake George: English army beats France
1756 On September - 08 french and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
1756 On this day in history anton Teyber, composer
1760 French army gives Montreal to Gen Jeffrey Amherst on September - 08.
1761 Marriage of George III of the United Kingdom to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen Charlotte) on this day in history.
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 On September - 08 the birth of Mungo Park, Scottish born explorer of Africa
1774 On September - 08 anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet