Historical Events In July - 08
Monday, 25 January 2021
1838 Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles) on July - 08.
1839 John D Rockefeller, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil) on this day in history.
1844 On July - 08 mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)
1849 On July - 08 st Paul's Place in the Bronx named
1851 On July - 08 the birth of Arthur Evans, English archaeologist
1851 On this day in history arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete)
1853 On this day in history commodore Matthew C. Perry sails his squadron into Tokyo Bay.
1853 On July - 08 commodore Matthew Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay
1857 Rudolf Dellinger, composer on this day in history.
1859 On July - 08 king Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
1859 On this day in history f J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60
1861 On this day in history cS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory
1862 Odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret on this day in history.
1863 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1864 On July - 08 the Shinsengumi sabotage the Choshu-han shishi's planned attack on Kyoto, Japan at Ikedaya. This event is known as Ikedaya Jiken.
1867 Kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg) on this day in history.
1869 William V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer) on this day in history.
1870 On July - 08 congress authorizes registration of trademarks
1870 On July - 08 gov Holden of NC declares Casswell County in a state of insurrection
1870 On this day in history marie C of Zeggelen, Dutch novelist (Koloniaaltje)
1870 On July - 08 john D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79
1871 On July - 08 clement Harris, composer
1874 The Mounties begin their March West on this day in history.
1876 White terrorists attack Black Republicans in Hamburg SC, killing 5 on July - 08.
1876 Josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1879 USS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic on July - 08.
1882 Percy Grainger, Melbourne, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs) on this day in history.
1885 On July - 08 ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands
1885 On this day in history hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39
1889 On this day in history john L Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bare-knuckle bout
1889 On this day in history the Wall Street Journal that begins publication
1889 On July - 08 wall Street Journal begins publishing
1889 John L Sullivan KOs Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds (last bare-knuckle bout) on July - 08.
1889 Eugene Pallette, Winfield KS, actor (Adv of Robin Hood, Mark of Zorro) on this day in history.