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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Monday, 01 September 2014

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

0624  On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

0794  Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1100  On this day in history antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1198  On this day in history lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

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

1297  Monaco gains its independence on this day in history.  

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  

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

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

1589  On this day in history ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1598  On this day in history genoa Italy expels Jews  

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

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on this day in history.  

1642  Astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77 on this day in history.  

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

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

1198  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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