Historical Events In July - 08
Tuesday, 19 March 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 On this day in history 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 Paris is founded on this day in history.
0975 On this day in history 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 July - 08.
1115 On July - 08 petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies
1153 Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies on this day in history.
1249 Alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1253 Thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies on this day in history.
1283 On this day in history war of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta
1496 On this day in history benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
1497 On July - 08 vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India
1497 On July - 08 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 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on July - 08.
1545 Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II on this day in history.
1551 Willem of Orange weds countess Anna van Egmond & Buren on July - 08.
1574 Giovanni Battista Stefanini, composer on July - 08.
1579 On July - 08 our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan.
1604 On this day in history heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien)
1621 On July - 08 jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables)
1623 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69 on July - 08.
1637 Johann Georg Ebeling, composer on July - 08.
1638 On this day in history matteo Coferati, composer
1656 On this day in history alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
1663 On this day in history king Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island
1663 King Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island on July - 08.
1672 Willem II becomes captain-/admiral-general on July - 08.
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