According to Gregory calendar, on October 08, the day number in a year is 282 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 283. October 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.

Important Historical Events of 08 October in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1076The last original king Demetrius Zvonimir, who implemented any real power over the entire Croatian state, was crowned.
1594Sinhalese-Putgali war-Purtagal almost conquered the island of Sri Lanka, when his army was completely eliminated, ended the man's campmark.
1769Captain James Cook New Zealand Poverty Bay) reached.
1769Captain Cook stepped into New Zealand.
1809Prince Clemens von Metertich became the Foreign Minister of the Austrian Empire.
1821General José de San Martin's government established the Peruvian Navy.
1856The Second Opium War began between the British and China.
1860Telegraph line launched between L&SF.
1862The American Civil War-The Battle of Perivile, one of the most bloody battle of war, was fought in the Chaplin Hills west of Perivile, Kentuki.
1871There was a fierce fire in the US city of Chicago for two days. The fire killed 300 people and destroyed 17,450 homes.
1871The Great Chicago Fire began on Sunday, October 8, and went for three days before it went out on Tuesday, October 10, 1871.
1871Four major fire broke out in the United States, including Wisconsin Chicago Fire and the musco fire in Wisconsin, which was the deadliest fire in American history.
1897Music composer Gustav Mahler was appointed as Director of Viyanakourt Opera.
1904Both Canadian cities Edmonton, Alberta and Prince Albert, Suskechewan, both were included.
1918After the First World War-His Paltan faced heavy casualties during the Meuse-Argonne aggressive in France's Forest of Argon German soldiers died and 132 mothers were imprisoned.
1919The first intercontinental air race begins in the United States, with 63 aircraft participate between California and New York.
1936Famous Hindi writer and novelist Premchand died.
1936The first episode of the British television program Picture aired.
1952The Harrow and Weldstone rail accident killed 112 people in England.
1962News magazine Der Speigel revealed the inequality of the West German armed forces against the communist threat from the east, and was accused of treason shortly after.
1965The Post Office Tower opened in London.
1967Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leaders Che Guevara were removed near La Higura, Bolivia.
1969Destrission organized by Weather Underground is known as Dest of Rage in Chicago.
1973Britain's first independent radio station, LBC, started.
1973LBC Radio began airing in London on 97.3 FM.
1991President Bush is reaching the decision to relax the federal banking rules to help nations to calm down difficulties with difficult debt conditions.
1996At a conference held in Ottawa, about 50 countries agreed to ban landmines worldwide.
1998The main domestic center for Norway and the International Airport, Gardermono Airport, Oslo Airport, was opened as Forenebu.
2000Vojoslav Kostunica became the President of Yugoslavia.
2001US President George W. Bush established the Office of Homeland Security.
2001Scandinavian Airlines flight SK686 collided with a Sessna Citation II Business Jet at Lynet Airport in Milan, Italy, killing 118 people.
2003Miss Venezuela Gojedor Ezua won the title of Miss International competition held in Tokyo.
2005A severe earthquake in South Asia took thousands of lives.
2007Former Bangladesh Home Minister Mohammad Nasim was sentenced to 13 years in prison.
2008For the discovery and development of green fluorescent protein (GFP), Osamu Shimomura, Martin Choli, and Roger Y. Tsian received the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
2009Polish President Lach Kaziski announced his intention to sign the Lisbon Treaty on Saturday 10 October, which will complete the country's approval process.
2010The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) ended on Friday at the 37th Assembly Montreal, where the development emissions were done.
2011For refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner opened a new refugee camp in Western Ethiopia for refugees of Sudan and South Sudan.
2012Caution of scientists about the dangers associated with liquid nitrogen using liquid nitrogen when a teenage girl in the United Kingdom requires emergency surgery after drinking cocktails in substance.
2013Thousands of families are being displaced due to heavy floods in the city of Zamboanga in the Philippines and the schools and most government offices are closing.
2014People will be able to see lunar eclipse in North America, Western South America, Australia and parts of East Asia today.
451The Council of Chelseidone, a Christian ecological council in Christianity, who rejected the Utichian theory of monofizitism, and later opened the Chaldonian cult.

Important Historical Events of 08 October in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1932Indian Air Force was established. It was then formed as an auxiliary air force of the British Raj.
1932The Indian Air Force was established as an assistant Air Force of the Indian Empire.
2004Monsanto's patent on Indian wheat revoked.

Important Days of 08 October National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
Indian Air Force DayNational Day
Munshi Premchand Memorial DayNational Day
World Migratory Bird DayInternational Day
Air Force DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 08 October 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1911Ram Dass Katari / Indian Navy Admiral / India
1911Ram Dass Katari / Indian Navy / India
1911Ram Dass Katari / Naval Chief / India
1924Thirunalloor Karunakaran / Poet / India
1926Raaj Kumar / Actor / India
1980Rajesh Sharma / Politician / India
1981Mona Singh / Actress / India
1983Abhishek Nayar / Cricketer / India

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