Historical Events In July - 08
Monday, 20 January 2020
0052 On this day in history 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
0810 Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) on July - 08.
0939 The Major Occultation, or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi on July - 08.
0951 On this day in history paris is founded
0975 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on July - 08.
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 Petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies on July - 08.
1153 On July - 08 eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies
1249 On July - 08 alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51
1253 On July - 08 thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
1283 On July - 08 war of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta
1496 On July - 08 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 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 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.
1545 On July - 08 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 July - 08 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 this day in history jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables)
1623 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69 on July - 08.
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 On July - 08 king Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island
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 July - 08.
1679 On this day in history samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
1680 On July - 08 the first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1681 On this day in history georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60
1693 NYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies on July - 08.