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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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

0624  On January - 08 moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

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

0794  Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on January - 08.  

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.  

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  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 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  On this day in history 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  Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on January - 08.  

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

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

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) on January - 08.  

1598  Genoa Italy expels Jews on January - 08.  

1598  On this day in history jews are expelled from Genoa Italy  

1598  On this day in history johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72  

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

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

1642  Astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77 on January - 08.  

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.  

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 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 January - 08.  

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

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  On this day in history 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  On January - 08 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  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On this day in history 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  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

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