Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 24 January 2019
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 On this day in history the Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi
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 July - 08 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 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 On this day in history benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
1497 Vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India on July - 08.
1497 On July - 08 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 July - 08.
1538 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.
1545 Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II on July - 08.
1551 On July - 08 willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren
1574 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1604 Heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien) on July - 08.
1621 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables) on this day in history.
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 July - 08 matteo Coferati, composer
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 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 The first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1681 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1693 On this day in history nYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies