Historical Events In October - 08
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
0314 Battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius on October - 08.
0451 On this day in history council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens
0705 Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on October - 08.
0876 On October - 08 battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare
0976 On October - 08 jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen
1075 On this day in history dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia.
1085 On October - 08 san Marcos minstery in Venice initiated
1094 St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on October - 08.
1253 Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on this day in history.
1275 On this day in history 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 October - 08 san Marino adopts constitution
1604 The supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted on this day in history.
1604 On this day in history supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted
1604 Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on October - 08.
1606 Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on this day in history.
1613 On October - 08 sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74
1619 Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1621 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim on October - 08.
1621 Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on this day in history.
1625 On this day in history admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz
1633 Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government on this day in history.
1651 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on this day in history.
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 Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1683 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on October - 08.
1686 On October - 08 adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55
1690 Turkish troops occupy Belgrade on October - 08.
1690 Jaime de Casellas, composer on this day in history.
1692 On this day in history antonio Palella, composer
1697 Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love) on this day in history.