Historical Events Happened In January - 08
Sunday, 26 October 2014
0482 On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0624 On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan
0624 On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
0794 On January - 08 church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings
0794 On January - 08 vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island
0871 On this day in history battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On this day in history battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1081 On January - 08 henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)
1100 On January - 08 antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)
1198 Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on January - 08.
1198 Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.
1214 On January - 08 earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
1297 On this day in history monaco gains its independence.
1324 Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.
1336 On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71
1455 Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1499 Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown on this day in history.
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 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 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 On this day in history genoa Italy expels Jews
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 On this day in history francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier
1632 Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on January - 08.
1642 On January - 08 astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.
1642 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on January - 08.
1651 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1656 On January - 08 oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
1658 On this day in history nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)