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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
392

Emperor Theodosius declares christian religion, state religion

Event
397

Martin of Tours, [St Martin], bishop of Tours, dies

Death
618

St Deusdedit I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
618

Deusdedit/Adeodatus I, Italian Pope (615-18), dies

Death
911

Duke Koenraad I chosen German king

Event
1226

Louis VIII, the Lion, King of France (1223-26), dies at 39

Death
1228

Dirk I, ruler of Heinsberg/Valkenburg, dies

Death
1308

Duns Scotus, Scottish philosopher (coined the word dunce), dies at 42

Death
1322

Pope John XXII names John van Diest, bishop of Utrecht

Event
1494

Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56

Death
1494

Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy

Event
1517

Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros, cardinal/Chancellor of Castilia, dies

Death
1519

1st meeting of Montezuma and Hern ndo Cort‚s in Mexico

Event
1572

Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia

Birth
1575

French Roman Catholics and Huguenots signs treaty

Event
1576

Pacificatie of Gent: 17 Dutch provinces signs anti-Spanish covenant

Event
1578

Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51

Death
1590

Francesco Gonzaga, composer

Birth
1590

Joost Jansz Bilhamer, master builder/cartographer, dies at about 49

Death
1592

Domenico Mazzocchi, composer

Birth
1595

Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist, dies at 69

Death
1598

Spanish troops under of Bernardino de Mendoza conquer Doetinchem

Event
1620

Battle of White Mountain, Prague

Event
1622

Karl X Gustaf, King of Sweden (1654-60)

Birth
1622

Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor (Lambs' War)

Birth