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Historical Events In December - 08

Friday, 03 July 2020

1794  On December - 08 1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published  

1795  On this day in history jacques Francois Gallay, composer  

1811  On this day in history louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer  

1813  On December - 08 ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres  

1822  Luther Prentice Bradley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on December - 08.  

1826  Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist on December - 08.  

1828  Clinton Bowen Fisk, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890 on December - 08.  

1830  H Benjamin Constant, French politician/writer, dies at 63 on December - 08.  

1831  On this day in history james Hoban, architect who designed White House, dies  

1832  On December - 08 bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norway, novelist (Pa Guds Veje, Nobel-1903)  

1846  On December - 08 hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust," premieres  

1849  On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller," premieres in Naples  

1852  Gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten," premieres in Breslau on this day in history.  

1854  On December - 08 pope Pius IX proclaims Immaculate Conception, makes Mary, free of Original Sin  

1857  1st production of Dion Boucicaults "Poor of NY" on December - 08.  

1861  On this day in history william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born  

1861  Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) on this day in history.  

1862  Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's) on December - 08.  

1863  2,500 reported killed at Church of La Compana, Santiago Chile on December - 08.  

1863  Abraham Lincoln announces plan for Reconstruction of South on December - 08.  

1864  Pope Pius IX publishes encyclical Quanta cura ("Syllabus errorum") on December - 08.  

1865  Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Taylor series) on December - 08.  

1869  On December - 08 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome  

1872  On this day in history j C Powys, writer  

1874  On December - 08 jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas  

1875  Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Volki i Ovsty," premieres in St Petersburg on December - 08.  

1876  Suriname begins compulsory education for 7-12 years on this day in history.  

1877  Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer on December - 08.  

1880  5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa on this day in history.  

1881  On December - 08 vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850  

1881  Padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems) on December - 08.  

1882  On this day in history manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)  

1886  American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions; Samuel Gompers elected AFL president on December - 08.  

1886  American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions Samuel Gompers elected AFL president on December - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1508  On December - 08 birth of gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer  

1574  On December - 08 birth of maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616)  

1626  Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic was born on December - 08.  

1678  Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757) was born on December - 08.  

1699  Maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757) was born on December - 08.  

1704  On December - 08 birth of anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi)  

1708  Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) was born on December - 08.  

1715  On December - 08 birth of john Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0644  On this day in history death of omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered  

0899  Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies on December - 08.  

1292  John Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62 on December - 08.  

1587  On this day in history death of mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed  

1596  Death of Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico on December - 08.  

1626  On this day in history death of john Davies, English poet (b. 1569)  

1632  On this day in history death of philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)  

1643  John Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59 on December - 08.  

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