Historical Events For January - 08
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0482 On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0624 On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan
0624 On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
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 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 this day in history.
1198 On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies
1214 On this day in history earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
1297 On January - 08 monaco gains its independence.
1324 Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.
1336 Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.
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 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 On January - 08 philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)
1583 Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.
1587 Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) on January - 08.
1589 On this day in history ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)
1598 On this day in history genoa Italy expels Jews
1598 Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy on January - 08.
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 January - 08.
1632 Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on this day in history.
1642 On January - 08 astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.
1642 On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy
1651 On January - 08 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.