August 08 in History – What happened on 08 August in Past

✅ Published on August 8th, 2021 in August in History

08 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 08, the day number in a year is 220 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 221. August 08 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 08 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1173Construction began on a campanile, which would eventuallybecome the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
1509Maharaja Krishnadeva Raya was crowned as Emperor of the Vijay Nagar Empire.
1609The Senate of Venice inspected the telescope prepared by Galileo.
1700Denmark and Sweden signed the peace treaty.
1771The first record city cricket match was played at Horsham in England.
1786Michel-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat completed the first recorded ascent of Mont Blanc in the Alps, an act considered to be the birth of modern mountaineering.
1786The US Congress accepted the silver dollar and the decimal system for currency.
1788For the first time since 1614, King Louis XVI of France agreed in May 1789 to convene the first estates-general meeting.
1839Beta Thita Pi was established in Oxford, Ohio.
1862American Civil War-After nearly being driven from the field inthe early part of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Confederate troopscounterattacked and achieved a victory.
1864Red Cross was established in Geneva.
1887Antonio Gazman Blanco Venezuela completed his term as President of France.
1899At Marshall patented the refrigerator.
1900The first Davis Cup series began in Boston.
1918The Battle of Amiens began in Amiens, France, marking the startof the Allied Powers' Hundred Days Offensive through the German frontlines that ultimately led to the end of World War I.
1929German airship LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin embarked on a flight to circumnavigate the world.
1940Arjuna Awardee cricketer Dilip Narayan Sardesai was born in Madgaon, Goa.
1942Following a speech by Mohandas K. Gandhi, the All IndiaCongress Committee passed the Quit India Resolution, calling for theimmediate independence of India from the United Kingdom.
1942The Indian National Congress passed the India Resolution session in Bombay (now Mumbai).
1947Pakistan approved its national flag.
1949A destructive earthquake startled Ecuador in 1949, killing 4,600 people and incurring an estimated damage of 20 million dollars. In addition, a rescue plane crashed and killed 34 people. In the plane crash were four government dignitaries, 28 Shell Oil Company employees, and the crew.
1950Florence Chadwick set a 13-hour, 22-minute swim in the English Channel.
1956A fire in a coalmine in Marcinelle, Belgium kills 262 miners.
195920,000 people died in a Taiwan flood.
1963The Zimbabwe African National Union was formed when NdabaningiSithole, Robert Mugabe, and others decided to split from the ZimbabweAfrican People's Union.
1963Train robbery in Buckinghamshire, England.
1967Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailandfounded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
1969At a zebra crossing in London, photographer Iain Macmillan tookthe photo that was used for the cover of the Beatles album Abbey Road,one of the most famous album covers in recording history.
1973South Korean politician Kim Dae-jung was kidnapped by KCIA in Tokyo.
1988A series of marches, demonstrations, protests, and riots, whichbecame known as the 8888 Uprising, began against the one-party state ofthe Burma Socialist Programme Party.
1990Iraq formally announced the integration of Kuwait.
1991The United Nations Security Council approved the membership of North and South Korea.
1994Link connecting Israel and Jordan) Road open.
2001A company by the name, Clonaid in the Bahamas has revealed that they might be cloning human beings. Clonaid debates that it is ethical to clone human genetic material and the complications of cloning, like congenital defects or fetal death do not scare Ms. Boisseller, president of the company. She will abstain from confirming whether a human has been cloned in her laboratory.
2002The International Monetary Fund has publicized the details of an added $30 billion dollar loan to Brazil in order to help stabilize their economy; this is an addition to the last $15 billion. Brazil is among the recent South American Economies to face effects on it’s economy because of super inflation in South America, which began in 1999 and went as high as 1,000% to 5,000% per year.
2005Iran continues with its nuclear program at the uranium facility near the city of Isfahan.
2007According to scientists a rare type of dolphin was near extinction. The Yangtze River dolphins, called Baijis, were not found in researchers’ surveys of the river. The extinction of the Yangtze River dolphin would become the first extinction of the race in about fifty years.
2008Beijing commemorated the 2008 Summer Olympic Games with a large opening ceremony that was four hours, which also consisted of a light show and fireworks.
2008Eight people died and 64 more were injured when a Euro City express train en route to Prague, Czech Republic struck a part of amotorway bridge that had fallen onto the track near Studénka station inthe Czech Republic and derailed.
2009Nine people died when a tour helicopter and a small privateairplane collided over the Hudson River near Frank Sinatra Park inHoboken, New Jersey, US.
2010Officials say the World Sauna Championships will not happen again after the death of a Russian competitor, Vladimir Ladyzhenskiy in Heinola, Finland.
2010A massive mudslide of 1.8 million cubic metres (2,400,000cu yd) of mud and rocks in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China,killed 1,471 people.
2011Stock markets in Australia, Asia and the United States diminish even more after the credit rating of the United States is brought down with the average falling by over 634 points, 5.55%
2012Anthropologists have discovered the skeleton of a woman within a burial in Templo Mayor, confined by 1,789 human bones. This finding is 'unprecedented for the Aztec culture.'
2013A suicide attack in Quetta, Pakistan, killed 28 people.



Famous Birthdays of August 08 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1915James Elliott / Runner / United States of America
1988Danilo Gallinari / Basketball Player / Italy
1905André Jolivet / Composer / France
1984Brenda Gandini / Actress / Argentina
1985Brett Ratliff / Footballer / United States of America
1937Dustin Hoffman / Actor / United States of America
1950Lucjan Lis / Cyclist / Germany
1934Sarat Pujari / Actor / India
1940Dilip Sardesai / Cricketer / India
1981Roger Federer / Player / Switzerland
1951Mamoru Oshii / Producer / Japan
1693Laurent Belissen / Composer / France
1982Ross Ohlendorf / Baseball Player / United States of America
1986Pierre Garçon / Footballer / United States of America
1998Shawn Mendes / Singer / Canada
1944Michael Johnson / Writer / United States of America
1866Matthew Henson / Explorer / United States of America
1956Chris Foreman / Writer / United Kingdom
1963Stephen Walkom / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1948Margaret Urban Walker / Philosopher / United States of America
1965Angus Fraser / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1807Emilie Flygare-Carlén / Author / Sweden
1989Ken Baumann / Actor / United States of America
1942John Gustafson / Writer / United Kingdom
1966Chris Eubank / Boxer / United Kingdom
1969Song Sung-il / Wrestler / South Korea
1984Kirk Broadfoot / Footballer / Scotland
1947Paintal / Actor / India
1967Marcelo Balboa / Footballer / United States of America
1975Mick Moss / Writer / United Kingdom

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