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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Thursday, 31 July 2014

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

0794  On this day in history church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings  

0794  On this day in history vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island  

0871  On this day in history 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  Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1583  On this day in history simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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

1598  On this day in history genoa Italy expels Jews  

1598  Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1642  Astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77 on this day in history.  

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.  

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1656  Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.  

1658  On this day in history nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

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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 this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1324  On this day in history 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 this day in history.