Historical Events In July - 08
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
0052 On July - 08 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
0810 On July - 08 pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown)
0939 On this day in history the Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi
0951 Paris is founded on this day in history.
0975 On July - 08 edgar, King of England (959-75), dies
1099 On this day in history first Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
1115 Petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies on July - 08.
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 this day in history thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
1283 On this day in history war of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta
1496 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1497 On July - 08 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1574 On this day in history giovanni Battista Stefanini, composer
1579 On this day in history our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
1604 Heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien) on July - 08.
1621 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables) on July - 08.
1623 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1637 On July - 08 johann Georg Ebeling, composer
1638 Matteo Coferati, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1679 On July - 08 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
1680 On this day in history the first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1681 On this day in history georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60
1693 NYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies on this day in history.