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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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

0624  On this day in history moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan  

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

0794  On January - 08 church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings  

0794  On January - 08 vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island  

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

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

1081  On January - 08 henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1100  On January - 08 antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1198  Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on January - 08.  

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

1214  On January - 08 earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France  

1297  On this day in history monaco gains its independence.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

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.  

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  French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.  

1567  On January - 08 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  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1598  On January - 08 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  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 January - 08.  

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

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

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 January - 08.  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on January - 08.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

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

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

1198  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.