Historical Events In December - 08
Thursday, 14 November 2019
0644 Omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered on this day in history.
0899 On this day in history arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies
1292 On December - 08 john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62
1326 Daitokuji temple, Rinzai line, established in Kyoto by Daito Kokushi on December - 08.
1508 On December - 08 gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer
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 Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room, the second public library of Europe.
1626 Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic on December - 08.
1643 On December - 08 john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59
1652 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary, murdered at 35 on December - 08.
1659 On this day in history mexican border town Ciudad JuĂˇrez is founded by Fray GarcĂa de San Francisco.
1681 On this day in history gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies
1704 Anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi) on December - 08.
1708 On December - 08 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)
1709 Thomas Corneille, French dramatist, dies at 74 on December - 08.
1710 Battle at Brihuega: English Gen Stanhope captured on this day in history.
1715 John Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery) on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history elisabeth C "Liselotte" van Palts, German/French duchess, dies at 70
1728 Johann G von Zimmermann, Swiss author on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history john Ingen Housz, Dutch/English personal physician of Maria Theresia
1731 On December - 08 frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer
1737 On this day in history robert Kimmerling, composer
1741 On December - 08 maximilian JLP Gardel, French dancer/choreographer (Menuet Reine)
1744 Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer on December - 08.
1756 On December - 08 william Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat
1765 Eli Whitney, inventor (Cotton Gin) on December - 08.
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 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1789 On December - 08 john Fawcett, composer
1792 On this day in history 1st cremation in US, Henry Laurens
1794 On December - 08 premier issue of the Herald of Rutland, VT published