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Historical Events For January - 08

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0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

0794  On January - 08 church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings  

0794  Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on this day in history.  

0871  Battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

0871  On January - 08 battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

1081  On January - 08 henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1100  On this day in history antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1198  Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on this day in history.  

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1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1214  Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France on January - 08.  

1297  On this day in history monaco gains its independence.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

1499  Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown on January - 08.  

1499  On this day in history louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown  

1558  French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.  

1567  On January - 08 jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37  

1570  On this day in history philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

1583  On January - 08 simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) on January - 08.  

1589  On this day in history ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1598  On January - 08 genoa Italy expels Jews  

1598  Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy on January - 08.  

1598  On this day in history johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier on January - 08.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on this day in history.  

1642  On this day in history astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.  

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on January - 08.  

1651  On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1656  On January - 08 oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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