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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on November 08, the day number in a year is 312 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 313. November 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.

November 08 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1602The Bodleian Library, one of Europe's oldestlibraries, opened on the grounds of the University of Oxford in England.
1644The Shunzhi Emperor, the third emperor of the Qing Dynasty, wasenthroned in Beijing after the collapse of the Ming Dynasty as the firstQing emperor to rule over China.
1661Sikh religious teacher Har Rai died.
1701William Penn presented the privilege chart.
1731In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opened the first library in the city's North American colonies.
1798The British whaler John Fern became the first European to land on Nauru.
1799The coup of 18 Brumaire led by Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès andNapoleon deposed the French government, replacing the Directory with theConsulate.
1822USS Alligator engaged three piratical schooners off the coastof Cuba in one of the West Indies anti-piracy operations of the UnitedStates.
1830Ferdinand II became the king of two Sicilias.
1837In South Hadley, Massachusetts, US, Mary Lyon founded aseminary for women that became Mount Holyoke College, the first of theSeven Sisters group of colleges.
1892Despite racial divisions, black and white union members unitedin a general strike in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.
1895German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen produced and detectedelectromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known today as X-ray.
1895German physicist K. Rongton discovered x-rays.
1900Theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" was published.
1911The legislature of Anhui Province voted to secede from Imperial China.
1916Japanese manufacturer NSK Limited received approval to manufacture industrial bearings.
1920The famous Kathak dancer Dhanalakshmi aka Sitara Devi was born.
1923Adolf Hitler endeavored to acquire power in Munich. However, his failure to do so led to his arrest and him being charged with treachery.
1927Bharatiya Janata Party BJP) senior leader LK Advani was born in Karachi.
1935A large hurricane passed through the Bahamas, striking the capital city, Nassau. This hurricane had earlier hit Miami and Florida and had damaged property worth 3 million dollars.
1938Kristallnacht began as SA stormtroopers and civilians destroyedand ransacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues in Germany andAustria, resulting in at least 90 deaths and the deportation of over25,000 others to concentration camps.
1940The Italian invasion of Greece failed as outnumbered Greekunits repulsed the Italians in the Battle of Elaia–Kalamas.
1945The ferry accident in Hong Kong killed 1550 people.
1948Nathuram Godse confessed to the crime of killing Mahatma Gandhi in court.
1965The United Kingdom split the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritiusand the islands of Aldabra, Farquhar and Desroches from the Seychellesto form the British Indian Ocean Territory.
1965Vietnam War-In the Battle of Gang Toi, one of the earliest battles between the two sides, Viet Cong forces repelled an Australian attack.
1965The death penalty for murder was abolished in Britain.
1966Actor Ronald Reagan was elected Governor of California.
1967The BBC's first local radio station (BBC Radio Leicester) has been started.
1988A devastating earthquake in China killed 900 people.
1990Mary Robinson has been elected as the first woman president of Ireland.
1990Mary Robinson was elected the first woman President of the Republic of Ireland.
1992Three million people took part in the protest against racism in Germany's capital Berlin.
1998In Bangladesh, 15 people were sentenced to death in the assassination of the country's first Prime Minister Sheikhmuzibur Rahman.
2005According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the Institute of Cetacean Research situated in Tokyo is about to begin a debatable program in the name of scientific research. This could possibly kill around 940 whales abusing the rights under the International Whaling Convention.
2007Markets in Asia plummeted steeply third time in five sessions. The unstable Hang Seng Index fell approximately 1,000 points on the day, while the Shanghai Composite Index closed at nearly 5% below that.
2008Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations arranges a meeting with the leaders of Africa to discuss and deliberate resolutions to the current Kivu conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
2008India's first unmanned space mission Chandrayaan-1 reached the lunar orbit.
2009The Dalai Lama pays a visit to Tawang, in the disputed land of Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India, despite protests from China.
2010Barack Obama, President of the United States has secured a permanent seat for India on the UN Security Council.
2011According to a report released by the International Atomic Energy Agency Iran has carried out activities concerning the building of a nuclear device, and that the project may still be on.
2012U.S. President Barack Obama announces his objective of visiting Burma this month. This would make him the first U.S. President to visit the country.
2013Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Visayas region of the Philippines, killing at least 6,300 people, making it the deadliestPhilippine typhoon recorded in modern history.
20136000 people died in the devastating cyclonic storm in Henan province of the Philippines.



Famous Birthdays of November 08:

YearName / Profession / Country
1706Johann Ulrich von Cramer / Philosopher / Germany
1897Dorothy Day / Journalist / United States of America
1884Hermann Rorschach / Psychiatrist / Switzerland
1931Morley Safer / Author / United States of America
1989Morgan Schneiderlin / Footballer / France
1984Kuntal Chandra / Cricketer / Bangladesh
1991Dan Middleton / Youtube Personality / United Kingdom
1924Joe Flynn / Actor / United States of America
1910James McCormack / General / United States of America
1975Brevin Knight / Basketball Player / United States of America
1831Robert Bulwer-Lytton / Poet / United Kingdom
1912Stylianos Pattakos / Politician / Greece
1954Kazuo Ishiguro / Writer / Japan
1946Guus Hiddink / Footballer / Netherlands
1881Clarence Gagnon / Painter / Canada
1935Stratos Dionysiou / Singer / Greece
1952Alfre Woodard / Actress / United States of America
1896Erika Abels d'Albert / Painter / Austria
1456Queen Gonghye / Royal Consort / Korean
1956Richard Curtis / Writer / United Kingdom
1947Margaret Rhea Seddon / Physician / United States of America
1977Bucky Covington / Writer / United States of America
1945Vincent Nichols / Cardinal / United Kingdom
1958Don Byron / Composer / United States of America
1854Johannes Rydberg / Physicist / Sweden
1908Martha Gellhorn / Author / United States of America
1924Johnny Bower / Soldier / Canada
1974Joshua Ferris / Author / United States of America
1968Sergio Porrini / Footballer / Italy
1922Thea D. Hodge / Scientist / United States of America

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