Historical Events In July - 08
Friday, 28 February 2020
1838 On this day in history ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles)
1839 On July - 08 john D Rockefeller, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil)
1844 Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School) on this day in history.
1849 St Paul's Place in the Bronx named on July - 08.
1851 On July - 08 the birth of Arthur Evans, English archaeologist
1851 Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete) on July - 08.
1853 On July - 08 commodore Matthew C. Perry sails his squadron into Tokyo Bay.
1853 Commodore Matthew Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay on July - 08.
1857 Rudolf Dellinger, composer on July - 08.
1859 King Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history f J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60
1861 CS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory on July - 08.
1862 On this day in history odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret
1863 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history 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 July - 08.
1869 On July - 08 william V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer)
1870 Congress authorizes registration of trademarks on this day in history.
1870 On July - 08 gov Holden of NC declares Casswell County in a state of insurrection
1870 Marie C of Zeggelen, Dutch novelist (Koloniaaltje) on July - 08.
1870 On July - 08 john D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79
1871 Clement Harris, composer on July - 08.
1874 The Mounties begin their March West on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history white terrorists attack Black Republicans in Hamburg SC, killing 5
1876 On this day in history josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78
1879 USS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic on this day in history.
1882 Percy Grainger, Melbourne, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands
1885 Hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1889 On July - 08 john L Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bare-knuckle bout
1889 The Wall Street Journal that begins publication on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history wall Street Journal begins publishing
1889 John L Sullivan KOs Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds (last bare-knuckle bout) on this day in history.
1889 Eugene Pallette, Winfield KS, actor (Adv of Robin Hood, Mark of Zorro) on July - 08.