Historical Events In October - 08
Wednesday, 28 October 2020
0314 On this day in history battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius
0451 Council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens on October - 08.
0705 On this day in history abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies
0876 On this day in history battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare
0976 Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on October - 08.
1075 On this day in history dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia.
1085 On October - 08 san Marcos minstery in Venice initiated
1094 On October - 08 st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice
1253 Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on October - 08.
1275 On October - 08 scottish forces put down a Manx rebellion in the Battle of Ronaldsway, Isle of Man
1480 Great standing on the Ugra river, a standoff between the forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and the Grand Duke Ivan III of Russia, which resulted in the retreat of the Tataro-Mongols and eventual disintegration of the Horde on October - 08.
1492 Columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico on October - 08.
1585 On October - 08 heinrich Schutz, composer
1600 On this day in history san Marino adopts constitution
1604 The supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted on October - 08.
1604 On October - 08 supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted
1604 Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1606 Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.
1613 On October - 08 sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74
1619 On this day in history philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)
1621 On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim
1621 On October - 08 antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
1625 Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz on this day in history.
1633 Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government on October - 08.
1651 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.
1656 On this day in history johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71
1659 On this day in history jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
1680 On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
1683 On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76
1686 On this day in history adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55
1690 Turkish troops occupy Belgrade on October - 08.
1690 Jaime de Casellas, composer on October - 08.
1692 Antonio Palella, composer on October - 08.
1697 On this day in history cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)