Historical Events In October - 08
Monday, 08 August 2022
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 October - 08.
0876 On October - 08 battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bare
0976 Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on October - 08.
1075 Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia on October - 08.
1085 San Marcos minstery in Venice initiated on October - 08.
1094 St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on this day in history.
1253 Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on this day in history.
1275 Scottish forces put down a Manx rebellion in the Battle of Ronaldsway, Isle of Man on October - 08.
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 this day in history.
1492 On this day in history columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico
1585 Heinrich Schutz, composer on this day in history.
1600 San Marino adopts constitution on this day in history.
1604 On October - 08 the supernova called "Kepler's nova" is First sighted
1604 Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted on October - 08.
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 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 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim on October - 08.
1621 On this day in history antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
1625 On October - 08 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 On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
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 Turkish troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history jaime de Casellas, composer
1692 Antonio Palella, composer on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)