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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island  

0871  Battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

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

1198  Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on this day in history.  

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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  Monaco gains its independence on this day in history.  

1324  On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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  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 January - 08.  

1583  On this day in history simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

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

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) on this day in history.  

1598  Genoa Italy expels Jews on January - 08.  

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

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

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 this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

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 January - 08.  

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

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

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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  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

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

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

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

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 this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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