Historical Events In July - 08
Sunday, 29 November 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 this day in history.
0939 The Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi on July - 08.
0951 Paris is founded on July - 08.
0975 On July - 08 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 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 this day in history.
1253 Thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies on July - 08.
1283 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta on July - 08.
1496 On July - 08 benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
1497 Vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India on this day in history.
1497 Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India on July - 08.
1528 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland on this day in history.
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 July - 08.
1551 Willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren on July - 08.
1574 Giovanni Battista Stefanini, composer on this day in history.
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 Heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien) on July - 08.
1621 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables) on July - 08.
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 this day in history.
1656 Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 on July - 08.
1663 On this day in history king Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island
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 On July - 08 the first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1681 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1693 On July - 08 nYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies