Historical Events In July - 08
Friday, 09 June 2023
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 this day in history.
0951 On July - 08 paris is founded
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 Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies on this day in history.
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 July - 08 war of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta
1496 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history 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 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 July - 08.
1621 On July - 08 jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables)
1623 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1637 On this day in history johann Georg Ebeling, composer
1638 On July - 08 matteo Coferati, composer
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 On this day in history willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general
1679 On July - 08 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
1680 On July - 08 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 On this day in history nYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies
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