Historical Events For January - 08
Monday, 25 September 2017
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
0624 Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.
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 January - 08.
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 January - 08 antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)
1198 On January - 08 lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III
1198 On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies
1214 On January - 08 earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
1297 On January - 08 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 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 Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown on this day in history.
1558 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on January - 08.
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 January - 08.
1583 Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.
1587 On January - 08 johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)
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 this day in history jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
1598 On January - 08 johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72
1628 On January - 08 francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier
1632 Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on January - 08.
1642 On this day in history astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.
1642 On this day in history 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 Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) on January - 08.