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Historical Events For January - 08

Thursday, 24 August 2017

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

1853  On January - 08 the first US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Washington  

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

1856  On January - 08 dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA  

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

1857  Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

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1862  Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) on this day in history.  

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

1864  Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83 on January - 08.  

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

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

1870  Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30) on January - 08.  

1873  On this day in history 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  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  Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz  

1885  On January - 08 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  Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) on January - 08.  

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

1889  On this day in history 1st Computer patented  

1889  On this day in history paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)  

1890  Sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

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  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

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

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