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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

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

0624  On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

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

0794  Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on January - 08.  

0794  On this day in history vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island  

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

0871  On this day in history battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

1081  On this day in history henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1100  On January - 08 antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

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

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

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

1297  On January - 08 monaco gains its independence.  

1324  On January - 08 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.  

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

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

1558  On January - 08 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

1567  On this day in history jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37  

1570  Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on January - 08.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.  

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

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

1598  Genoa Italy expels Jews on this day in history.  

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

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on January - 08.  

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

1642  On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on January - 08.  

1656  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

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

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

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

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

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

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

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

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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