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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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

0794  Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on January - 08.  

0871  Battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 08.  

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

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

1100  Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1198  On January - 08 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  On this day in history monaco gains its independence.  

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 January - 08.  

1455  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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 this day in history.  

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

1567  On January - 08 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  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on this day in history.  

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

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

1598  Genoa Italy expels Jews on January - 08.  

1598  On January - 08 jews are expelled from Genoa Italy  

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on January - 08.  

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

1632  On January - 08 samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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

1642  On January - 08 galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

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

1656  Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on January - 08.  

1658  On January - 08 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 January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

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

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

1589  On this day in history 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  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 January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1455  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73