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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.  

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

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

0794  Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on January - 08.  

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

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1214  On this day in history earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France  

1297  Monaco gains its independence on January - 08.  

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

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

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

1499  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

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

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) on January - 08.  

1598  On January - 08 genoa Italy expels Jews  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

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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  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 January - 08.  

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

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  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  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

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

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

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