Historical Events In July - 08
Sunday, 11 April 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 On July - 08 the Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi
0951 On this day in history paris is founded
0975 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on July - 08.
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 July - 08.
1153 On July - 08 eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies
1249 Alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51 on July - 08.
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 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on July - 08.
1497 On this day in history vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India
1497 Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India on July - 08.
1528 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland on this day in history.
1531 Tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71 on July - 08.
1538 On this day in history diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
1545 On July - 08 don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II
1551 On July - 08 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 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 July - 08 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 King Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island on July - 08.
1663 On July - 08 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 July - 08.
1681 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1693 NYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies on this day in history.