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Historical Events In December - 08

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0644  On December - 08 omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0899  On this day in history 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

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

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

1542  The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven on this day in history.  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  Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room, the second public library of Europe on this day in history.  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  John Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1659  On December - 08 mexican border town Ciudad Juárez is founded by Fray García de San Francisco.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1704  On this day in history anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1715  On this day in history john Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery)  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  Johann G von Zimmermann, Swiss author on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1731  Frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1737  Robert Kimmerling, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  Maximilian JLP Gardel, French dancer/choreographer (Menuet Reine) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  On this day in history pierre Joseph Candielle, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1756  On this day in history william Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1765  Eli Whitney, inventor (Cotton Gin) on December - 08.  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  Capt Cook leaves Society Islands on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1789  On this day in history john Fawcett, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On this day in history 1st cremation in US, Henry Laurens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1626  On December - 08 birth of christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1699  On this day in history birth of maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1715  John Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery) was born on December - 08.  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 December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1292  On December - 08 john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62  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  On December - 08 death of philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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