This day in history - November 8

This day in history - November 8.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 8, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 8 revolved around events relating to the Arrival in Tenochtitlan of Hernan Cortes, Killling of the Gunpowder Plot Ringleader, Invasion of England by Bonnie Prince Charlie, New Orleans General Strike, Discovery of X-Ray, Beer Hall Putsch, Unveiling of the Civil Works Administration, Attempted Assassination of Adolph Hitler, First Jet to Jet Dogfight in History and Discovery of the Tomb of Phillip II of Macedon. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Hernan Cortes, Montezuma II, Robert Catesby, Charles Edward Stuart, Murphy J. Foster, Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen, Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adolph Hitler, Johann Georg Elser, Russell J. Brown and Manolis Andronikos, Phillip II, Alexander the Great.

Arrival in Tenochtitlan of Hernan Cortes - November 8, 1519: On this day in history, November 8, 1519, significant events took place today in Tenochtitlan, Mexico, respecting the Arrival in Tenochtitlan of Hernan Cortes. During his expedition to explore and secure the Mexican interior, Hernan Cortes arrived in Tenochtitlan on November 8, 1519. Montezuma II received him with luxurious gifts of gold . The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1519 were Hernan Cortes, Montezuma II. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Arrival in Tenochtitlan of Hernan Cortes *** Date: November 8, 1519 *** Place: Tenochtitlan, Mexico *** Category: Invasion *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Killling of the Gunpowder Plot Ringleader - November 8, 1605: On this day in history, November 8, 1605, important events took place today in Staffordshire, England, surrounding the Killling of the Gunpowder Plot Ringleader. Following the failure of the gunpowder plot, the ringleader, Robert Catesby, fled north with some of the other conspirators. On November 8, 1605, they were found in Holbeche House, near Staffordhire, where they were surrounded and shot by the Sheriff of Worcester and his men. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1605 were Robert Catesby. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Killling of the Gunpowder Plot Ringleader *** Date: November 8, 1605 *** Place: Staffordshire, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Invasion of England by Bonnie Prince Charlie - November 8, 1745: On this day in history, November 8, 1745, critical events took place today in Carlisle, England, regarding the Invasion of England by Bonnie Prince Charlie. Charles Edward Stuart, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie, arrived in Scotland from France to attempt to take the English throne. He raised a Jacobite army and headed south taking Edinburgh on his way. He crossed into England on November 8, 1745. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1745 were Charles Edward Stuart. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Invasion of England by Bonnie Prince Charlie *** Date: November 8, 1745 *** Place: Carlisle, England *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

New Orleans General Strike - November 8, 1892: On this day in history, November 8, 1892, crucial events took place today in Louisiana, USA, relating to the New Orleans General Strike. A four day general strike began in New Orleans on November 8, 1892, when black and white trade unionists united against the employers. The employers tried to break up the strike by spreading racist rumours to divide the strikers. They even persuaded Governor Murphy J. Foster to send in the State Militia. Finding the strike to be peaceful, the militia were withdrawn and the employers eventually settled with the strikers . The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1892 were Murphy J. Foster. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: New Orleans General Strike *** Date: November 8, 1892 *** Place: Louisiana, USA *** Category: Industrial Action *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of X-Ray - November 8, 1895: On this day in history, November 8, 1895, significant events took place today in Germany, respecting the Discovery of X-Ray. German Physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen discovered X-rays on November 8, 1895, while experimenting with vacuum tubes and electricity in his laboratory in Germany. After discovering a new type of ray, he named it 'X' standing for unknown. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1895 were Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Discovery of X-Ray *** Date: November 8, 1895 *** Place: Germany *** Category: Discoveries *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Beer Hall Putsch - November 8, 1923: On this day in history, November 8, 1923, crucial events took place today in Munich, Germany, relating to the Beer Hall Putsch. Leader of the Nazi Party, Adolph Hitler, led 2,000 Nazis into Munich to seize power. The coup failed when they were confronted by police. Four police officers and sixteen Nazis were killed in the clash, and Adolph Hitler was arrested and imprisoned. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1923 were Adolf Hitler. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Beer Hall Putsch *** Date: November 8, 1923 *** Place: Munich, Germany *** Category: Rebellion *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Unveiling of the Civil Works Administration - November 8, 1933: On this day in history, November 8, 1933, important events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, surrounding the Unveiling of the Civil Works Administration. On November 8, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the Civil Works Administration. Its purpose was to create temporary manual labor jobs during the great depression. It provided temporary jobs for four million people. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1933 were Franklin D. Roosevelt. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Unveiling of the Civil Works Administration *** Date: November 8, 1933 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Attempted Assassination of Adolph Hitler - November 8, 1939: On this day in history, November 8, 1939, important events took place today in Munich, Germany, in respect of the Attempted Assassination of Adolph Hitler. German worker Johann Georg Elser built a time bomb and concealed it, in the Burgerbraukeller in Munich, on November 8, 1939. The bomb was meant to kill the leaders of the Nazi party, who were celebrating the 16th anniversary of the Beer Hall Putsch. Adolph Hitler had left early, however 8 people were killed and more than 60 were injured in the blast. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1939 were Adolph Hitler, Johann Georg Elser. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Attempted Assassination of Adolph Hitler *** Date: November 8, 1939 *** Place: Munich, Germany *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Jet to Jet Dogfight in History - November 8, 1950: On this day in history, November 8, 1950, important events took place today in Korea, surrounding the First Jet to Jet Dogfight in History. The first jet to jet dogfight occurred on November 8, 1950, over Korea. Lieutenant Russell J. Brown, fought with, and brought down, a North Korean MiG-15 while in his F-80 Shooting Star. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1950 were Russell J. Brown. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: First Jet to Jet Dogfight in History *** Date: November 8, 1950 *** Place: Korea *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of the Tomb of Phillip II of Macedon - November 8, 1977: On this day in history, November 8, 1977, momentous events took place today in Vergina, Greece, with regard to the Discovery of the Tomb of Phillip II of Macedon. During excavations at the burial site of the Kings of Macedon near Vergina, greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos discovered the undisturbed tomb of Phillip II. Phillip II was assassinated in 336 BC and succeeded by Alexander the Great. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 8, 1977 were Manolis Andronikos, Phillip II, Alexander the Great. Facts on this day in History November 8: Events on this day in history: Discovery of the Tomb of Phillip II of Macedon *** Date: November 8, 1977 *** Place: Vergina, Greece *** Category: Archaeology *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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