Historical Events For January - 08
Friday, 21 July 2017
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
0624 On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan
0624 Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.
0794 Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on January - 08.
0794 Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on this day in history.
0871 Battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on January - 08.
0871 On January - 08 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 Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France on January - 08.
1297 On January - 08 monaco gains its independence.
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 On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73
1499 On January - 08 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 On January - 08 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais
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 On this day in history simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist
1587 On January - 08 johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)
1589 On this day in history ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)
1598 On this day in history 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 Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist
1642 On January - 08 astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.
1642 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on January - 08.
1651 On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
1656 Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.
1658 Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) on this day in history.