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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Sunday, 29 March 2015

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 January - 08.  

0794  On January - 08 church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings  

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  Battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

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

1100  On this day in history antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

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

1198  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  

1499  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

1558  French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On this day in history samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1642  Astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77 on January - 08.  

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

1658  On this day in history 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  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

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

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

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  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

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 January - 08.