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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

1848  On January - 08 austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia  

1853  The first US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Washington on this day in history.  

1853  1st US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Wash on January - 08.  

1856  Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA on January - 08.  

1856  Dr. John Veatch discovers Borax (hydrated sodium borate), still popular as a hand and laundry cleaner in the 1950s and 1960s on January - 08.  

1856  Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif on January - 08.  

1857  Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1858  On January - 08 friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

1859  Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on January - 08.  

1860  Nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa on January - 08.  

1862  On this day in history frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

1863  American Civil War: Second Battle of Springfield on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83  

1867  Legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite President Johnson's veto on this day in history.  

1867  On this day in history legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite Pres Johnson's veto  

1867  Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946) on this day in history.  

1868  Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity on this day in history.  

1870  On January - 08 uS mint at Carson City NV begins issuing coins  

1870  US mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins on January - 08.  

1870  On January - 08 miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)  

1873  Lucien Capet, composer on this day in history.  

1877  Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle with the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain (Montana Territory) on January - 08.  

1878  Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.  

1880  On this day in history [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60  

1883  On this day in history josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer  

1884  Chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz on this day in history.  

1885  John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) on January - 08.  

1886  On this day in history noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)  

1888  On this day in history matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

1889  On January - 08 dr Herman Hollerith receives first US patent for a tabulating machine (1st Computer)  

1889  On January - 08 1st Computer patented  

1889  Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle) on January - 08.  

1890  On January - 08 sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst  

1891  The birth of Walther Bothe, German physicist on this day in history.  

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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 January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

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

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

1100  On January - 08 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  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

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