Historical Events In October - 08
Monday, 19 April 2021
0314 Battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius on this day in history.
0451 On October - 08 council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens
0705 On October - 08 abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies
0876 Battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare on October - 08.
0976 On this day in history jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen
1075 Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia on this day in history.
1085 San Marcos minstery in Venice initiated on this day in history.
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 Scottish forces put down a Manx rebellion in the Battle of Ronaldsway, Isle of Man on October - 08.
1480 On October - 08 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.
1492 Columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico on this day in history.
1585 Heinrich Schutz, composer on October - 08.
1600 San Marino adopts constitution on October - 08.
1604 On October - 08 the supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted
1604 On this day in history supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted
1604 On this day in history janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58
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 this day in history antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
1625 Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz on October - 08.
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 October - 08 jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
1680 On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
1683 On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76
1686 Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
1690 Turkish troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.
1690 Jaime de Casellas, composer on this day in history.
1692 Antonio Palella, composer on October - 08.
1697 On this day in history cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)