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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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1848  Austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia on January - 08.  

1853  The first US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Washington on January - 08.  

1853  On January - 08 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  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  Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif on January - 08.  

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  On January - 08 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

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

1862  Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) on January - 08.  

1863  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1868  On January - 08 frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

1870  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 lucien Capet, composer  

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

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 January - 08 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 this day in history.  

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

1888  On January - 08 matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

1889  Dr Herman Hollerith receives first US patent for a tabulating machine (1st Computer) on January - 08.  

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  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 January - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  

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  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

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