Historical Events In May - 08
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0535 On this day in history john II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0535 John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on May - 08.
0589 On May - 08 reccared summons the Third Council of Toledo
0615 On May - 08 st Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0685 On May - 08 st Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0685 On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies
1319 Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on this day in history.
1360 Treaty of Brétigny signed by English & French on May - 08.
1360 On this day in history treaty of Brétigny signed by English & French
1429 On May - 08 french troops under Joan of Arc rescues Orléans
1429 On this day in history french troops under Joan of Arc rescues Orleans
1450 Jack Cade's Rebellion-Kentishmen revolt against King Henry VI on this day in history.
1492 On May - 08 andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer
1521 Parliament of Worms installs edict against Marten Luther on May - 08.
1521 On May - 08 peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint
1527 Johann Walter, composer on May - 08.
1538 On May - 08 edward Fox, English bishop
1541 Hernando de Soto discovers Mississippi River on May - 08.
1541 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River in what will later be part of the southeastern United States on May - 08.
1577 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.
1592 On May - 08 francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)
1624 Hung king Bethlen Gábor & emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna on May - 08.
1624 On this day in history hung king Bethlen Gabor & emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna
1639 On May - 08 william Coddington founds Newport RI
1641 On May - 08 nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam)
1660 On May - 08 english parliament asks King Charles II to resigns
1660 English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history alain R Lesage, French author (Turcaret ou le Financier)
1673 On May - 08 johann Valentin Eckelt, composer
1684 On this day in history henri Dumont, composer, dies
1698 On May - 08 the birth of Henry Baker, English naturalist
1703 Gottlob Harrer, composer on this day in history.
1721 Michelangiolo dei Conti replaces Pope Clement XI, as Innocent XIII on May - 08.
1725 On this day in history john Lovewell, US indian fighter, dies in battle