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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.  

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  Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on this day in history.  

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

1100  Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

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

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1214  Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France on this day in history.  

1297  On January - 08 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  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

1558  On this day in history 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  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) on this day in history.  

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

1598  On January - 08 genoa Italy expels Jews  

1598  Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy on this day in history.  

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on January - 08.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier on January - 08.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

1651  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1656  Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on January - 08.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) on this day in history.  

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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 January - 08.  

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

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.