Historical Events In July - 08
Wednesday, 23 September 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 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 July - 08.
0951 Paris is founded on this day in history.
0975 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
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 July - 08 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 On July - 08 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 Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables) on July - 08.
1623 On July - 08 gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69
1637 On this day in history johann Georg Ebeling, composer
1638 Matteo Coferati, composer on this day in history.
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 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 NYC authorizes first police uniforms in American colonies on July - 08.