Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0052 On this day in history 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 Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
0939 On July - 08 the Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi
0951 On July - 08 paris is founded
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 Petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies on this day in history.
1153 Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies on this day in history.
1249 On July - 08 alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51
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 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on July - 08.
1497 Vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India on July - 08.
1497 On this day in history vasco da Gama departs for trip to India
1528 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland on July - 08.
1531 On July - 08 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 On this day in history willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren
1574 Giovanni Battista Stefanini, composer on July - 08.
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 On July - 08 heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien)
1621 On this day in history 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 this day in history matteo Coferati, composer
1656 On July - 08 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
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 July - 08 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 On July - 08 nYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies