August 1508 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 8 Spaniard Juan Ponce de León founds Caparra the first European settlement in Puerto Rico

Explorer and  Conquistador Juan Ponce de León
Explorer and Conquistador
Juan Ponce de León

Deaths in History

  • Aug 16 Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, Ger viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41