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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Thursday, 18 September 2014

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

0624  On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

0624  On January - 08 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 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  Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on this day in history.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1455  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

1499  On January - 08 louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown  

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 January - 08.  

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  On January - 08 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 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 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 this day in history.  

1642  On January - 08 galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on January - 08.  

1656  On this day in history 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  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  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 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  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

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

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

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

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

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

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

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