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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1856  On January - 08 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  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

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

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1862  On January - 08 frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

1863  On January - 08 american Civil War: Second Battle of Springfield  

1864  Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

1867  On January - 08 legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite Pres Johnson's veto  

1867  Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946) on January - 08.  

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

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

1870  US mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins on this day in history.  

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

1873  On January - 08 lucien Capet, composer  

1877  On this day in history crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle with the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain (Montana Territory).  

1878  On January - 08 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

1880  On January - 08 [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60  

1883  On this day in history josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer  

1884  On January - 08 chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz  

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

1886  Noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple) on January - 08.  

1888  Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history dr Herman Hollerith receives first US patent for a tabulating machine (1st Computer)  

1889  1st Computer patented on January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

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

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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