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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

1848  On this day in history austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia  

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

1853  On this day in history 1st US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Wash  

1856  Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA on this day in history.  

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

1856  On this day in history dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif  

1857  On this day in history dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC  

1858  On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

1859  Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1860  Nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa on this day in history.  

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  Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)  

1868  On this day in history frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

1870  On this day in history uS mint at Carson City NV begins issuing coins  

1870  On this day in history uS mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins  

1870  Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

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  On this day in history chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz  

1885  On this day in history john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

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 this day in history dr Herman Hollerith receives first US patent for a tabulating machine (1st Computer)  

1889  1st Computer patented on this day in history.  

1889  Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle) on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst  

1891  On this day in history the birth of Walther Bothe, German physicist  

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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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 this day in history.