Historical Events In October - 08
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
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 Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
0876 On October - 08 battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare
0976 Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on this day in history.
1075 On October - 08 dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia.
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 this day in history.
1253 On this day in history robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies
1275 Scottish forces put down a Manx rebellion in the Battle of Ronaldsway, Isle of Man on October - 08.
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 this day in history heinrich Schutz, composer
1600 On October - 08 san Marino adopts constitution
1604 On October - 08 the supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted
1604 On October - 08 supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted
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 On this day in history sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74
1619 Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) on October - 08.
1621 On October - 08 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim
1621 On October - 08 antoine de MontchrÃ©tien, French dramatist
1625 On this day in history admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz
1633 On October - 08 massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government
1651 On October - 08 isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55
1656 On October - 08 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 October - 08.
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 On this day in history turkish troops occupy Belgrade
1690 Jaime de Casellas, composer on this day in history.
1692 On this day in history antonio Palella, composer
1697 On this day in history cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)