Historical Events In December - 08
Monday, 16 September 2019
0644 On December - 08 omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered
0899 On this day in history arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies
1292 John Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1326 Daitokuji temple, Rinzai line, established in Kyoto by Daito Kokushi on December - 08.
1508 Gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer on this day in history.
1542 On December - 08 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven
1587 On December - 08 mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed
1596 On this day in history luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico
1609 On December - 08 biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room, the second public library of Europe.
1626 On December - 08 christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic
1643 On December - 08 john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59
1652 On this day in history adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary, murdered at 35
1659 Mexican border town Ciudad JuĂˇrez is founded by Fray GarcĂa de San Francisco on December - 08.
1681 On this day in history gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies
1704 On December - 08 anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi)
1708 Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) on December - 08.
1709 On this day in history thomas Corneille, French dramatist, dies at 74
1710 Battle at Brihuega: English Gen Stanhope captured on December - 08.
1715 John Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery) on December - 08.
1722 On December - 08 elisabeth C "Liselotte" van Palts, German/French duchess, dies at 70
1728 On this day in history johann G von Zimmermann, Swiss author
1730 On this day in history john Ingen Housz, Dutch/English personal physician of Maria Theresia
1731 Frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer on this day in history.
1737 On December - 08 robert Kimmerling, composer
1741 Maximilian JLP Gardel, French dancer/choreographer (Menuet Reine) on December - 08.
1744 Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer on December - 08.
1756 On this day in history william Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat
1765 On December - 08 eli Whitney, inventor (Cotton Gin)
1776 On December - 08 george Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ
1777 On this day in history capt Cook leaves Society Islands
1785 On December - 08 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer, dies at 68
1789 On December - 08 john Fawcett, composer
1792 On this day in history 1st cremation in US, Henry Laurens
1794 On this day in history premier issue of the Herald of Rutland, VT published