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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

0794  On this day in history church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings  

0794  On this day in history vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island  

0871  On January - 08 battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

0871  On January - 08 battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army  

1081  On this day in history henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

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

1198  On January - 08 lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III  

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1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1214  On this day in history earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France  

1297  Monaco gains its independence on this day in history.  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On January - 08 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

1567  On this day in history 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  On this day in history simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

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

1589  On January - 08 ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1598  Genoa Italy expels Jews on this day in history.  

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  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1651  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1656  Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on January - 08.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) on January - 08.  

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

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

1587  On January - 08 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 this day in history.  

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

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

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

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

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

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

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