Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1838 Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles) on July - 08.
1839 On July - 08 john D Rockefeller, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil)
1844 On July - 08 mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)
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 On this day in history arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete)
1853 Commodore Matthew C. Perry sails his squadron into Tokyo Bay on July - 08.
1853 On this day in history commodore Matthew Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay
1857 Rudolf Dellinger, composer on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history king Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
1859 F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60 on July - 08.
1861 On July - 08 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
1869 On this day in history william V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer)
1870 Congress authorizes registration of trademarks on this day in history.
1870 Gov Holden of NC declares Casswell County in a state of insurrection on this day in history.
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 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 July - 08.
1879 On July - 08 uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.
1882 On this day in history percy Grainger, Melbourne, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs)
1885 Ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands on this day in history.
1885 Hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history john L Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bare-knuckle bout
1889 The Wall Street Journal that begins publication on July - 08.
1889 On July - 08 wall Street Journal begins publishing
1889 On July - 08 john L Sullivan KOs Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds (last bare-knuckle bout)
1889 On July - 08 eugene Pallette, Winfield KS, actor (Adv of Robin Hood, Mark of Zorro)