Historical Events In October - 08
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0314 On October - 08 battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius
0451 Council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
0705 Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
0876 Battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare on this day in history.
0976 On October - 08 jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen
1075 On October - 08 dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia.
1085 San Marcos minstery in Venice initiated on this day in history.
1094 On this day in history st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice
1253 On October - 08 robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies
1275 On October - 08 scottish forces put down a Manx rebellion in the Battle of Ronaldsway, Isle of Man
1480 On this day in history 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 October - 08.
1585 Heinrich Schutz, composer on October - 08.
1600 On this day in history san Marino adopts constitution
1604 On October - 08 the supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted
1604 Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted on October - 08.
1604 On October - 08 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58
1606 On this day in history jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies
1613 Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1619 On October - 08 philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)
1621 On October - 08 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 On October - 08 isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55
1656 Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1659 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.
1680 Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on October - 08.
1683 On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76
1686 Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on October - 08.
1690 On this day in history turkish troops occupy Belgrade
1690 On October - 08 jaime de Casellas, composer
1692 Antonio Palella, composer on October - 08.
1697 On October - 08 cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)