Historical Events In October - 08
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0314 Battle at Cibalae: emperor Constantine beats emperor Licinius on October - 08.
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 Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on October - 08.
1075 Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia on October - 08.
1085 On this day in history san Marcos minstery in Venice initiated
1094 On this day in history st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico
1585 Heinrich Schutz, composer on October - 08.
1600 On October - 08 san Marino adopts constitution
1604 The supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted on October - 08.
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 On this day in history jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies
1613 On October - 08 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 Montchrétien, French dramatist
1625 Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz on this day in history.
1633 Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its 1st government on this day in history.
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 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.
1680 Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1683 On this day in history 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 October - 08.
1692 On this day in history antonio Palella, composer
1697 On this day in history cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)