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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Sunday, 14 February 2016

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

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.  

0624  On January - 08 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  Battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  

1214  Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France on January - 08.  

1297  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1499  On this day in history 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  On January - 08 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

1567  On January - 08 jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37  

1570  On this day in history philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On January - 08 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  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 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  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1656  Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.  

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  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

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  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

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

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

1198  On January - 08 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 January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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