Historical Events In July - 08
Saturday, 20 July 2019
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 this day in history pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown)
0939 The Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi on this day in history.
0951 Paris is founded on July - 08.
0975 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on July - 08.
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 On July - 08 petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies
1153 Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies on July - 08.
1249 On this day in history alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51
1253 On July - 08 thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
1283 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta on this day in history.
1496 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on July - 08.
1497 Vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India on this day in history.
1497 On July - 08 vasco da Gama departs for trip to India
1528 On July - 08 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 On July - 08 willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren
1574 On July - 08 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 Heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer
1656 On this day in history alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
1663 King Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history king Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island
1672 Willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history 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 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1693 On July - 08 nYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies