Historical Events In July - 08
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1838 Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history st Paul's Place in the Bronx named
1851 On July - 08 the birth of Arthur Evans, English archaeologist
1851 Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete) on July - 08.
1853 On this day in history commodore Matthew C. Perry sails his squadron into Tokyo Bay.
1853 On this day in history commodore Matthew Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay
1857 Rudolf Dellinger, composer on July - 08.
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 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1864 The Shinsengumi sabotage the Choshu-han shishi's planned attack on Kyoto, Japan at Ikedaya. This event is known as Ikedaya Jiken on July - 08.
1867 Kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg) on July - 08.
1869 William V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer) on July - 08.
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 this day in history john D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79
1871 On this day in history clement Harris, composer
1874 The Mounties begin their March West on July - 08.
1876 On this day in history white terrorists attack Black Republicans in Hamburg SC, killing 5
1876 Josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78 on July - 08.
1879 On July - 08 uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.
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 July - 08 hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39
1889 John L Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bare-knuckle bout on July - 08.
1889 The Wall Street Journal that begins publication on this day in history.
1889 Wall Street Journal begins publishing on this day in history.
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 this day in history.