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Historical Events In May - 08

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1737  On May - 08 edward Gibbon, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Empire)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  France & Bavaria sign Covenant of Nymphenburg on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1742  Johann Baptist Krumpholtz, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  Carl Philipp Stamitz, composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1750  Elias Mann, composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1753  On this day in history miguel Hidalgo y Castilla, father of Mexican independence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1763  John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1773  On this day in history ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  On this day in history johann Gansbacher, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsborough SC) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1785  On this day in history pietro Longhi, painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1786  On May - 08 thomas Hancock, founded British rubber industry  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  British Captain George Vancouver sights, names Mount Rainier WA on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On May - 08 uS establishes military draft  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On May - 08 british Capt George Vancouver sights, names Mt Rainier, Wash  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On May - 08 uS Post Office established  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  On this day in history joseph Napoleon Ney Moskova, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  On this day in history jan Bedrich Kittl, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1809  Augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1810  James Cooper, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On May - 08 mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, anarchist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1815  Jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1818  On this day in history franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  Greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On May - 08 "Home Sweet Home" first sung (London)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  "Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On May - 08 william Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Louis Moreau Gottschalk, 1st internationally recognized US pianist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  Frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  Prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 08

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1326  Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  On May - 08 birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Johann Walter, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0535  On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0685  On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  On this day in history death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1319  On May - 08 haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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