Historical Events In July - 08
Sunday, 03 December 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 this day in history.
0810 Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
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 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on this day in history.
1099 On July - 08 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 Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies on July - 08.
1249 Alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51 on July - 08.
1253 On July - 08 thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
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 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 July - 08.
1545 On this day in history don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II
1551 On this day in history willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren
1574 Giovanni Battista Stefanini, composer on this day in history.
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 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables) on this day in history.
1623 On this day in history gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69
1637 Johann Georg Ebeling, composer on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer
1656 Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general
1679 Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies on this day in history.
1680 The first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts on this day in history.
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