Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 02 July 2020
0052 B.C Paris, France, is a city of conquests, historic sights, artists, scholars, haute couture, and gourmet cuisine. The future capital of France was first fortified on July 7, ., by a Gallic tribe called the Parisees on July - 08.
0810 Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) on July - 08.
0939 The Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi on July - 08.
0951 On July - 08 paris is founded
0975 On this day in history edgar, King of England (959-75), dies
1099 First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on on July - 08.
1115 On July - 08 petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies
1153 On July - 08 eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies
1249 On July - 08 alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51
1253 On this day in history thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
1283 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta on July - 08.
1496 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on July - 08.
1497 Vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India on July - 08.
1497 Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India on this day in history.
1528 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland on July - 08.
1531 On this day in history tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71
1538 On this day in history diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
1545 Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II on this day in history.
1551 Willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren on this day in history.
1574 On this day in history giovanni Battista Stefanini, composer
1579 Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan on July - 08.
1604 On this day in history heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien)
1621 On July - 08 jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables)
1623 On this day in history gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69
1637 On this day in history johann Georg Ebeling, composer
1638 Matteo Coferati, composer on July - 08.
1656 On July - 08 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
1663 King Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island on July - 08.
1663 King Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island on July - 08.
1672 Willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general on July - 08.
1679 Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies on July - 08.
1680 The first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1681 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on July - 08.
1693 On this day in history nYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies