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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Monday, 20 October 2014

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

0624  On January - 08 moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

0794  Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on January - 08.  

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 January - 08 battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

1081  On January - 08 henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1100  Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1198  Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on January - 08.  

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

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1499  Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown on January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

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

1587  On January - 08 johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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

1598  On this day in history 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  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier on January - 08.  

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

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  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

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  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 January - 08.  

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  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  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 January - 08.  

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.