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Historical Events In May - 08

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1834  On May - 08 charles Darwin's expedition returns to the Beagle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On this day in history bryan Morel Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1905  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  Alexander Wolcott patents Photographic Process on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Hermann Gradener, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  American General Zachary Taylor's forces win the first major battle of the Mexican War at Palo Alto, TX on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  The first major battle of Méxican War fought at Palo Alto TX on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1846  1st major battle of Mexican War fought at Palo Alto Texas on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  Oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On this day in history giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  On May - 08 robert Thompson patents rubber tire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  On this day in history charles Lee Williams, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  Frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor/husband of Alida Klein on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  John Brown holds antislavery convention on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  John Meade Falkner, novelist (Moonfleet) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On May - 08 valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On this day in history valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On May - 08 confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Confederación Granadina becomes Estados Unidos de Colombia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On May - 08 actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway Bridge VA (Drewry's Bluff)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history atlanta Campaign Severe fighting near Dalton  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On May - 08 battle of Antietam VA (Spotslyvania Court House, Laurel Hill)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Actions at Stony Creek/Nottoway bridge Virginia (Drewry's Bluff) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  James Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  On this day in history australian Rules Football is created and I still do not understand the game, sorry all you Aussie's  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  English-US treaty ends Alabama dispute on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On this day in history henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On this day in history john Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1521  Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On May - 08 birth of johann Walter, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  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 May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1278  Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on May - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1473  Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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