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Historical Events In December - 08

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

0644  Omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1542  The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On December - 08 biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room, the second public library of Europe.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1643  On this day in history john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  On this day in history adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary, murdered at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1681  On this day in history gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On December - 08 anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  On this day in history francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1709  On this day in history thomas Corneille, French dramatist, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  Battle at Brihuega: English Gen Stanhope captured on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  John Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1722  Elisabeth C "Liselotte" van Palts, German/French duchess, dies at 70 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  On this day in history johann G von Zimmermann, Swiss author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1730  John Ingen Housz, Dutch/English personal physician of Maria Theresia on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1731  On this day in history frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1737  On December - 08 robert Kimmerling, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  Maximilian JLP Gardel, French dancer/choreographer (Menuet Reine) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1756  On December - 08 william Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1765  Eli Whitney, inventor (Cotton Gin) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1776  On this day in history george Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1785  Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1789  John Fawcett, composer on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1794  On this day in history premier issue of the Herald of Rutland, VT published  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 08

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1508  Gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616) was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1678  On this day 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 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  Anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi) was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  On this day in history birth of francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  John Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0644  Death of Omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1292  John Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Death of Mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1632  Death of Philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561) on December - 08.  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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