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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Saturday, 31 January 2015

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

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.  

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

0794  Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on this day in history.  

0794  Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on January - 08.  

0871  On this day in history battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

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

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  On January - 08 lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

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

1297  Monaco gains its independence on January - 08.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

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  

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 this day in history.  

1558  On January - 08 french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on this day in history.  

1570  On January - 08 philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.  

1587  On January - 08 johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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 January - 08.  

1598  On this day in history 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  On January - 08 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 this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1656  On January - 08 oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)  

1658  On January - 08 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  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

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

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

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

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 this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

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

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  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

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