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Historical Events For January - 08

Monday, 24 April 2017

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

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 January - 08 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  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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  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  On this day in history louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown  

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

1558  On this day in history french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais  

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

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  Genoa Italy expels Jews on this day in history.  

1598  On January - 08 jews are expelled from Genoa Italy  

1598  On January - 08 johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72  

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

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

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 January - 08.  

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

1656  Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.  

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

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On January - 08 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  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

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

1324  On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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