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Famous Events For October 8

Famous Events For October 8 – Today In History

What Happened on October 8 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 8 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 8, 0314 – Roman king in the west Constantine defeats the king in the east Licinus at the war at Cibalae
2. October 8, 0451 – The 4th church council was held at Chalcedon
3. October 8, 0876 – Louis the Yong vanquishes Charles the Bald at the war of Andernach
4. October 8, 1075 – Dnitar Zvonimir installed as the king of Croatia
5. October 8, 1085 – San Morcos starts the preparation of selecting the ministry of Venice
6. October 8, 1480 – Deadlock between the armies of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and Ivan III, Grand Prince of all Rus along the river Ugra. The withdrawal of Tataro-Mongols caused the gradual break up of the Horde

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7. October 8, 1600 – approval of the constitution of San Marino
8. October 8, 1604 – Kepler’s nova noticed
9. October 8, 1625 – Navy under the command of Admiral George Villiers commences its voyage from Plymouth to Cadiz
10. October 8, 1633 – the inauguration of the first administration of the Massachusetts Bay colony
11. October 8, 1690 – The army belonging to the Ottoman seized Belgrade

18th Century – What Happened on October 8 – The 1700s

12. October 8, 1712 – Jacques Cassard, a naval officer who owned a private armed vessel was sighted on the beaches of Suriname
13. October 8, 1740 – Chinese attack Diestpoort Batavia
14. October 8, 1769 – Captain James Cook arrives in New Zealand
15. October 8, 1775 – A ban was imposed on slaves and not allow them to join the army and release the blacks from the Continental army
16. October 8, 1779 – William Blake commences his study at the Royal Academy, Old Somerset House, London

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19th Century – October 8 This Day That Year – The 1800s

17. October 8, 1806 – The rockets invented by Sir William Congreve, based on the rockets used by Mysorean rockets against the British, were used to capture the French port of Boulogne
18. October 8, 1813 – peace agreement between Bavaria and Austria
19. October 8, 1815 – army under the command of Joachim Murat seize Pizzo, Italy
20. October 8, 1818 – the first use of stuffed gloves by two English wrestlers
21. October 8, 1821 – the founding of the Peruvian Navy by Chief Jose de San Martin
22. October 8, 1822 – molten mud splashed into the gorge by volcano Galunggung
23. October 8, 1827 – naval war at Navarino – Ottoman vacates Greece
24. October 8, 1835 – Charles Darwin arrives on James Island, Galapagos archipelago on board HMS Beagle

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25. October 8, 1840 – The constitution of Hawaii announced
26. October 8, 1856 – battle of British and French against China with the ship Arrow on the Pearl River
27. October 8, 1860 – commencement of communication using Morse code between LA and SF
28. October 8, 1862 – attack by the group of armies was arrested at the war of Perryville, Kentucky
29. October 8, 1862 – assumption of the office of Chancellor of the German kingdom by Otto von Bismarck
30. October 8, 1865 – earthquake caused in Santa Cruz Mountains
31. October 8, 1871 – Inferno in forest damages Peshtigo, Wisconsin
32. October 8, 1871 – vast fire leaves 200 dead, and damages 4 square miles of buildings in Chicago and the ancient Emancipation Proclamation
33. October 8, 1873 – inauguration of the first all-women prison at Indiana Reformatory Institute
34. October 8, 1879 – in a conflict between the navies of Chili and Peruvian, the Peruvian Navy was vanquished at the war of Angamos, and the Peruvian Navy Chief Miguel Grau was murdered
35. October 8, 1886 – premiere of the “Noble Bachelor” a Sherlock Holmes venture
36. October 8, 1887 – Phillies achieve successive 16th triumphs
37. October 8, 1888 – Jack Burns achieves a 171 at St Andrews at the 28th British Golf Open

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38. October 8, 1892 – debut performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff in “Prelude in C-sharp-Minor” in Moscow
39. October 8, 1895 – establishment of Ohio Valley Improvement Association
40. October 8, 1896 – appointment of Gustav Mahler as executive of Opera by King Karl Joseph I
41. October 8, 1898 – McGill defeats Queen’s, 3-2 at the first Canadian Intercollegiate football play

20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 8 – The 1900s

42. October 8, 1903 – debut performance of “In the Shadow of the Glen” by J M Synge in Dublin
43. October 8, 1904 – premiere automobile competition in the 1st Vanderbilt Cup
44. October 8, 1906 – in a London Saloon, Karl Nessler established wave for hair before the audience
45. October 8, 1908 – Fans totalling 910000 witness the play of the NY Giants

46. October 8, 1909 – in the final game, Chicago Cubs defeat NY Giants, 4-2 and achieve their banner
47. October 8, 1912 – commencement of the Balkan Battle, by Montenegro waging war on Turkey
48. October 8, 1915 – The German army checks the British assault at the War of Loos and WWI Western Front culminates
49. October 8, 1915 – Phillies achieve their first one-only World Series since 1980 by defeating Red Sox, 3-1.
50. October 8, 1917 – Leon Trotsky was appointed chairman of the Petrograd Soviet in the wake of the Bolsheviks achieve domination
51. October 8, 1918 – Alvin York, an American Army man, fights with a German coat of arms kills 25, and seizes 132 Germans
52. October 8, 1922 – NY Giants beat Yankees, 4-1games
53. October 8, 1924 – British Labour administration of Ramsay MacDonald steps down to make way for the Conservative party
54. October 8, 1927 – NY Yankees win Pirates in the 24th World Series

55. October 8, 1927 – the inauguration of the film entitled “The Second Hundred Years” featuring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy – the first Laurel and Hardy cinema featuring a group
56. October 8, 1928 – the debut of the musical, “Paris” by Cole Porter and E Ray Goetz at NYC
57. October 8, 1928 – Establishment of Eastern Soccer League in the USA
58. October 8, 1928 – premiere of Joseph Szigeti in a Violin Concert by Alfredo Casella
59. October 8, 1929 – Howard Ehmke representing A’s finished the World Series 7-2 defeating Cubs
60. October 8, 1929 – Mohammed Nadir Khan seizes Kabul Afghanistan, and expels Habibullah Ghazi
61. October 8, 1930 – Philadelphia A’s defeat St Louis Cards, 4-2 games in the 27th World Series
62. October 8, 1932 – founding of the Indian Air Force
63. October 8, 1933 – Coit Tower bestowed in San Francisco as a memento to firemen
64. October 8, 1933 – Martinez Barrios becomes the Prime Minister of Spain
65. October 8, 1934 – prosecution of Bruno Hauptmann in connection with the killing of the son of Charles Lindbergh
66. October 8, 1938 – debut performance of “Fabulous Invalid” by G Kaufman and Moss Hart at NYC
67. October 8, 1939 – Western Poland becomes a part of Germany
68. October 8, 1939 – NY Yankees defeat Reds in the 36th World Series and their 4th win in World Series
69. October 8, 1940 – in the 37th World Series, Cincinnati Reds defeat Detroit Tigers, 4-3 games
70. October 8, 1940 – Germans seize Romania
71. October 8, 1941- construction of a building at the prison-like camp at Birkenau
72. October 8, 1942 – battle at Matanikau, Guadalcanal
73. October 8, 1942 – amusement radio weekly performance by Abbott and Costello introduced
74. October 8, 1943 – Great Britain sets up headquarters in the Azores

75. October 8, 1944 – premiere of the radio program “The Adventures of Ozzie” on CBS
76. October 8, 1944 – a musical by Samuel Barber, “Capricorn Concerto” debuts
77. October 8, 1945 – US President Harry Truman published that he had given confidential information on Atomic bombs to Britain and Canada
78. October 8, 1945 – copyright on inventing microwave oven
79. October 8, 1946 – Gen Chiang Kai-shek assumes as President of China
80. October 8, 1946 – in an aircraft accident, involving a defense plane at Christian HBS, 24 lost their life
81. October 8, 1950 – Detroit defeats All-Stars, 7-1 at Detroit at the 4th NHL All-Star Play
82. October 8, 1950 – During the first play of Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, were vanquished, 30-17
83. October 8, 1951 – premiere of “Music in the Air” at Ziegfeld Theatre, NYC, and gives 56 presentations
84. October 8, 1951- Ford C Frick was appointed as 3rd commissioner of baseball in place of Happy Chandler. Warren C Giles assumes as President of baseball National League
85. October 8, 1952 – Chinese military operations in Korea
86. October 8, 1952 – in a Harrow and Wealdstone peace-time train accident, northwest of London 112 people lost their life
87. October 8, 1953 – Jackie Robinson deletes white players from his Negro-White All-Stars game on the game being banned from playing at Birmingham, Alabama
88. October 8, 1953 – TV transmission channel 15 starts functioning in Parkersburg-Marietta, WV on NBC
89. October 8, 1955 – US builds the world’s mighty aircraft, USS Saratoga
90. October 8, 1956 – Don Larsen representing the NY Yankees achieves the perfect World Series play against Brooklyn
91. October 8, 1957 – Brooklyn Dodgers shift to Los Angeles
92. October 8, 1957 – appointment of N McElroy, director of Procter and Gamble, as US Secretary of Defence
93. October 8, 1957 – Soviet secret agent Jack Sobel punished with 7 years jail term
94. October 8, 1957 – a skirmish between Turkish and Syrian boundary security forces
95. October 8, 1958 – Braves Eddie Mathews achieves his 11th World Series win
96. October 8, 1958 – Dr Ake Senning implanted the first cardiac pacemaker

97. October 8, 1958 – TV transmission channel 7 in Alexandria, MN starts functioning
98. October 8, 1958 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
99. October 8, 1959 – premiere of “At the Drop of a Hat” at Golden Theatre, NYV, and gives 216 presentations
100. October 8, 1959 – Conservative party poised to form government in Britain
101. October 8, 1959 – LA Dodgers defeat Chicago White Sox, 4-2 games in the 56th World Series
102. October 8, 1960 – Bobby Richardson achieves all games, prizes, etc in the World Series
103. October 8, 1960 – Great Britain defeats Australia 10-3 in the 3rd Rugby League World Cup
104. October 8, 1961 – LPGA Bill Brannin’s Swing Parade Golf Tournament achieved by Betsy Rawls
105. October 8, 1961- in an accident involving a US airliner that collided at Richmond Virginia 74 people lost their life
106. October 8, 1961 – USSR conducts Atomic test at Novaya Zemlya, USSR
107. October 8, 1961 – Phil Hill achieves by one point, the 12 Formula One WDC
108. October 8, 1962 – The UN welcomes Algeria as its 109th member
109. October 8, 1962 – Workers’ Party secured 100% ballot in the 100% attendance for the election in North Korea
110. October 8, 1962 – The article “Bedingt abwehrbereit” (conditionally prepared for defense” by Der Spiegel – about the NATO move known as ‘Fallex 62’ indicates the bad condition of the West German military.
111. October 8, 1963 – Sultan of Zanzibar yields to transfer his inland to Kenya
112. October 8, 1964 – retirement of Gilroy Roberts, as US chief engraver and sculptor
113. October 8, 1964 – driving licence examination achieved by Ringo Starr
114. October 8, 1965 – PKI head office in Jakarta burnt by Muslims
115. October 8, 1965 – the highest construction in England housing Post Office inaugurated
116. October 8, 1965 – Football Club de Bosch from Hertogenbosch established
117. October 8, 1965 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk, USSR
118. October 8, 1966 – 3 field goals over 50 yards (54,54,52) achieved by Jerry DePoyster of Wyoming
119. October 8, 1967 – Paramilitary chief Che Guevara along with his associates apprehended in Bolivia120. October 8, 1968 – Argentina purchases from the Dutch its aircraft Karel carrier Doorman
121. October 8, 1969 – The Weathermen faction demonstrated for three days in Chicago, Illinois known as ‘days of rage122. October 8, 1970 – Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, Soviet Author
123. October 8, 1970 – the scheme of Proportional Representation in Northern Ireland was projected by the Social Democratic and Labour Party
124. October 8, 1971 – the most successful musical, “Imagine” by John Lennon launched
125. October 8, 1971 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
126. October 8, 1972 – curtain down for “From Israel with Love” at Palace Theatre, NYC after 8 presentations
127. October 8, 1972 – Harold Carmichael of the National Football League wins 127 successive plays
128. October 8, 1972 – Oakland A’s Bert Campaneris throws his bat at Det pitcher in Play 2 of ALCS
129. October 8, 1972 – Lerrin LaGrow Campy was penalized and banned
130. October 8, 1972 – Emerson Fittipaldi achieves the 23rd Formula One, WDC by 16 points
131. October 8, 1973 – Cins’Pete Rose and NY Met Bud Harrelson had an altercation at NLCS game 3
132. October 8, 1973 – Administration of Spyris Markeninis sworn in in Greece
133. October 8, 1973 – The discussions with a view to revising the oil prices agreed in the 1971 Tehran agreement between OPEC and oil companies unsuccessful
134. October 8, 1974 – the downfall of the Franklin National Bank in the US due to maladministration and cheating was the largest bank downfall at that time
135. October 8, 1976 – punk rock band Sex Pistols agreement with EMI
136. October 8, 1977 – 64924 fans assemble in Penns, to witness the play between Dodgers and Phillies. Dodgers vanquish Phillies 4-1 in the 4th NL Championship
137. October 8, 1977 – Los Angeles Dodgers defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 3-1 games at the MLB National League Championship
138. October 8, 1978 – Ken Warby, a motorboat racer, drives his boat at a top speed of 319.627 mph – the world’s top speed on water
139. October 8, 1878 – Yanks achieved the 3rd successive AL championship against Kansas City
140. October 8, 1978 – Car race driver, Mario Andretti won the 29th Formula One WDC by 13 points

141. October 8, 1979 – premiere performance of the musical “Sugar Babies” by J McHugh and A Malvin at Mark Hellinger Theatre NY and gives 1208 presentations
142. October 8, 1979 – Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, and Barbara Mandrell achieve the 13th Country Music Association Award
143. October 8, 1980 – Bob Marley, singer, made two performances at the Madison Square Garden but while running in Central Park he crumpled and was admitted to Sloan-Kettering Hospital
144. October 8, 1980 – commencement of commercial trade of small Metro by British Leyland
145. October 8, 1980 – a peace agreement between the USSR and Syria
146. October 8, 1980 – Atomic test by USSR
147. October 8, 1981 – Bobby Unser appealed against the decision in the Indy 500 automobile race and USAC declared that he had achieved the first place
148. October 8, 1981 – US President Ronald Reagan welcomes the previous Presidents, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon prior to their departure to Egypt for the cremation of Anwar Sadat
149. October 8, 1982 – premiere victory of NJ Devils when they defeated NY Rangers, 3-2 at Meadowlands
150. October 8, 1982 – Poland vetoes the Solidarity and other labor unions
151. October 8, 1983 – in the usual period, Islander OT defeat Caps 8-7
152. October 8, 1983 – Washington Capitals vanquished by NY Islanders, 8-7 in the first NHL
153. October 8, 1983 – Philadelphia Phillies defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-1 at the MLB National League Championship
154. October 8, 1983 – Baltimore Orioles vanquish Chicago White Sox, 3-1, in the MLB American League Championship
155. October 8, 1984 – 18th Country Music Association Awards given to Alabama
156. October 8, 1984 – premiere performance of “The Burning Bed” on the theme of Francine Hughes on NBC TV Transmission
157. October 8, 1985 – debut performance of “Rembrandt & Hitler or Me” in Amsterdam
158. October 8, 1985 – debut show of “Les Misérables” by Alain Boubil and Herbert Kretzner, in London
159. October 8, 1985 – Grave wounds to Little Richard in an automobile mishap
160. October 8, 1986 – Mike Scott overpowers Mets with 14 strikeouts in the final play and defeats Mets 1-0
161. October 8, 1988- inferno in Seattle’s Space Needle initiates withdrawal and $2000 Destruction162. October 8, 1988 – Jay Howell was banned in NLCS play 3, as his glove was found to have smeared with objectionable liquid
163. October 8, 1989 – Oakland reach the World Series by defeating Toronto, 4-3 in play 5
164. October 8, 1989 – Oakland Athletics defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 4-1 at the MLB American League Championship, 4-1 games
165. October 8, 1990 – George Strait achieves the 24th Country Music Association Award
166. October 8, 1990 – The constabulary of Israel murders 17 Palestinian rebels
167. October 8, 1990 – Nobel Prize for medicine awarded to US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas
168. October 8, 1991 – diplomatic relations broke between Croatia and Yugoslavia
169. October 8, 1992 – West Indies poet Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature
170. October 8, 1992 – premiere play of Ottawa Senators in the NHL
171. October 8, 1992 – 1st Venus orbiter-1978 collides with Venus
172. October 8, 1993 – launch of the book entitled “Private Parts” by author Howard Stern
173. October 8, 1993 – financial sanctions against South Africa removed by the UN
174. October 8, 1994 – Aleta Sill achieves the BPAA US Women’s Bowling Open
175. October 8, 1944 – Boston College defeats Notre Dame, 30-11 at the 6th College Football Holy War at Chestnut Hill
176. October 8, 1995 – Dan Marino representing the Dolphins surpasses Tarkeknton’s NFL achievements
177. October 8, 1998 – inauguration of Oslo Gardermoen aerodrome after shutting down of Fornebu

21st Century – October 8 This Day In History – The 2000s

178. October 8, 2001 – the creation of the Office of Homeland Security by US President W Bush
179. October 8, 2001 – in an air accident involving Cessna and Scandinavian Airlines System jet, due to poor visibility due to fog in Milan, Italy, 118 people lost their lives
180. October 8, 2003 – Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003, for their research in channels in cell membranes, was awarded to Peter Agre and Roderick MacKinnon
181. October 8, 2005 – an earthquake in Kashmir affects South Asia at 03.50 UTC
182. October 8, 2011 – Brendan Dolan, an Irish darts expert premieres his play on TV in the semi-final vs James Wade at the PDC World Darts Championship in Dublin
183. October 8, 2012 – 35 people lost their lives when a Nigerian defense explosive hit a group in Maiduguri

184. October 8, 2012 – Hugo Chavez assumes as president of Venezuela for the fourth time
185. October 8, 2012 – Libyan parliament impeaches Mustafa A.G. Abushagur, the first Prime Minister
186. October 8, 2012 – Nobel Prize 2012 for Medicine for their research work on cells awarded to John B Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
187. October 8, 2013 – Peter Higgs and Francois Englert were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for research on the origin of the masses of subatomic particles
188. October 8, 2014 – The Birgit Nilsson Prize of $ 1 million was awarded to The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
189. October 8, 2014 – Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their research on microscopy awarded to Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell, and William Moerner
190. October 8, 2015 – Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich
191. October 8, 2015 – Selena Gomez, actress and singer discloses that she has a skin disease
192. October 8, 2016 – 140 died in an air attack during a stir in Sanaa, Yemen
193. October 8, 2017 – inferno in Northern California kills 41 and 20000 moved to safer places

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