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Iyyar 8

23rd day of the Omer

Lvov Massacre, 1667, minor fast day

Purim Chios, Aegean Jews saved, 1669

Speyer masacre in first Crusade, 1096

Death of R. Menachem Monish Chajes of Vilna, 1636

Death of R. Isaiah (Pick) b. Judah Berlin of Breslau, 1799, Omer ha-Shikcha

Death of Joseph Abraham Steblicki, Upper Silesia, 1807, Ger Zedek of Nikolai

Death of Maurice (Moritz) von Hirsch, philanthropist, 1896

Birth of Ludwig Boerne, author, convert, Frankfurt, 1786

Birth of Angelo Paggi, Jewish author, Siena, 1789

Death of M. H. Breslau, Anglo-Jewish author, London, 1864