Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 09 December 2021
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 this day in history.
0810 On July - 08 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 On July - 08 paris is founded
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 Petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies on this day in history.
1153 On this day in history eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies
1249 On this day in history alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51
1253 Thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1497 Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India on this day in history.
1528 On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland
1531 On July - 08 tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71
1538 On July - 08 diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
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 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 On July - 08 heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien)
1621 On July - 08 jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables)
1623 On July - 08 gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69
1637 Johann Georg Ebeling, composer on July - 08.
1638 Matteo Coferati, composer on July - 08.
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 this day in history.
1663 On July - 08 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 July - 08 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
1680 The first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts on July - 08.
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