Historical Events For January - 08
Friday, 24 November 2017
0482 On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0624 Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on this day in history.
0624 On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
0794 Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on this day in history.
0794 On January - 08 vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island
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 Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.
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 January - 08 earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
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 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 On January - 08 louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown
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 January - 08.
1583 Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.
1587 On this day in history johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)
1589 On January - 08 ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)
1598 On January - 08 genoa Italy expels Jews
1598 On January - 08 jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
1598 On January - 08 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 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)