Every single date of the calendar has some significance in world history. In many competitive exams like Civil Service Exam, questions on these historical events are asked. To leaern them, go through the Today in World History everyday and boost your daily doze of knowledge. Here are some remarkable events of History that took place on 08 Oct.

  • Council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens in 451.
  • Battle at Andernach: Louis the Young beats Charles the Bald in 876.
  • Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia in 1075.
  • San Marcos ministry in Venice initiated in 1085.
  • San Marino adopts constitution in 1600.
  • Supernova "Kepler's nova" first sighted in 1604.
  • Admiral George Villiers' fleet sails from Plymouth to Cadiz in 1625.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its first government in 1633.
  • Siege of Belgrade, Ottoman troops capture Belgrade in 1690.
  • French privateer Jacques Cassard seen on Suriname coast in 1712.
  • Chinese assault on Diestpoort Batavia in 1740.

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