Historical Events In October - 08
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
0314 On October - 08 battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius
0451 On October - 08 council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens
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 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 On this day in history 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 October - 08.
1275 On this day in history 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 On this day in history columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico
1585 On October - 08 heinrich Schutz, composer
1600 San Marino adopts constitution on October - 08.
1604 The supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted on this day in history.
1604 Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted on October - 08.
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 Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on October - 08.
1619 On this day in history philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)
1621 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim on October - 08.
1621 On October - 08 antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
1625 On this day in history admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz
1633 On this day in history massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government
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 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.
1680 On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
1683 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1686 Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on October - 08.
1690 Turkish troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.
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)