Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 24 June 2021
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 On July - 08 pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown)
0939 The Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi on July - 08.
0951 Paris is founded on this day in history.
0975 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on this day in history.
1099 First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on on this day in history.
1115 On this day in history petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies
1153 On this day in history eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies
1249 Alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51 on July - 08.
1253 On July - 08 thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
1283 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta on July - 08.
1496 On July - 08 benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
1497 On this day in history vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India
1497 On this day in history vasco da Gama departs for trip to India
1528 On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland
1531 Tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71 on July - 08.
1538 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.
1545 On July - 08 don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II
1551 Willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren on July - 08.
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 this day in history.
1604 On this day in history heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien)
1621 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables) on this day in history.
1623 On July - 08 gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69
1637 Johann Georg Ebeling, composer on July - 08.
1638 Matteo Coferati, composer on July - 08.
1656 Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 on July - 08.
1663 On July - 08 king Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island
1663 King Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island on this day in history.
1672 On this day in history willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general
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 On July - 08 georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60
1693 NYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies on this day in history.