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)