Historical Events In July - 08
Monday, 25 September 2023
1838 On this day in history ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles)
1839 John D Rockefeller, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil) on July - 08.
1844 On July - 08 mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)
1849 St Paul's Place in the Bronx named on July - 08.
1851 The birth of Arthur Evans, English archaeologist on July - 08.
1851 Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete) on this day in history.
1853 Commodore Matthew C. Perry sails his squadron into Tokyo Bay on this day in history.
1853 Commodore Matthew Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay on this day in history.
1857 On this day in history rudolf Dellinger, composer
1859 On this day in history 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 July - 08.
1863 On July - 08 francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65
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 On July - 08 william V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer)
1870 On this day in history congress authorizes registration of trademarks
1870 On this day in history 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 John D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1871 On this day in history clement Harris, composer
1874 On July - 08 the Mounties begin their March West.
1876 White terrorists attack Black Republicans in Hamburg SC, killing 5 on this day in history.
1876 Josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1879 USS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic on this day in history.
1882 Percy Grainger, Melbourne, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs) on July - 08.
1885 On July - 08 ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands
1885 On this day in history hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39
1889 John L Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bare-knuckle bout on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history the Wall Street Journal that begins publication
1889 Wall Street Journal begins publishing on July - 08.
1889 John L Sullivan KOs Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds (last bare-knuckle bout) on July - 08.
1889 On this day in history eugene Pallette, Winfield KS, actor (Adv of Robin Hood, Mark of Zorro)