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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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

0624  On January - 08 moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

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

0794  Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on this day in history.  

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  Battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 08.  

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) on January - 08.  

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

1198  On this day in history lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III  

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 January - 08 monaco gains its independence.  

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

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

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

1558  French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on January - 08.  

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on January - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1598  Genoa Italy expels Jews on January - 08.  

1598  On this day in history jews are expelled from Genoa Italy  

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

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

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

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

1658  On January - 08 nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

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

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

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

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

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.  

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