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Historical Events In December - 08

Sunday, 08 December 2019

1326  Today in history daitokuji temple, Rinzai line, established in Kyoto by Daito Kokushi  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Today in history the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room, the second public library of Europe today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Mexican border town Ciudad Juárez is founded by Fray GarcĂ­a de San Francisco on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  On December - 08 battle at Brihuega: English Gen Stanhope captured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  On December - 08 george Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1777  Today in history capt Cook leaves Society Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On December - 08 1st cremation in US, Henry Laurens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On December - 08 premier issue of the Herald of Rutland, VT published  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  Today in history ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1508  Gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1678  Today in history birth of horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1699  Maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  Anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  On this day in history birth of john Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0644  Today in history death of omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0899  Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1292  Today in history john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Today in history death of mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Death of Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Today in history death of john Davies, English poet (b. 1569)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On December - 08 death of philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  On December - 08 john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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