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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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1848  Austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1863  On this day in history american Civil War: Second Battle of Springfield  

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  Legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite Pres Johnson's veto on January - 08.  

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

1870  On this day in history miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)  

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 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  Chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz on January - 08.  

1885  On January - 08 john Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)  

1886  Noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple) on this day in history.  

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  On January - 08 paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)  

1890  Sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst on January - 08.  

1891  On January - 08 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  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 January - 08.  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

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

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

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

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

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  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  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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