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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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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  1st US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Wash on January - 08.  

1856  Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA on January - 08.  

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  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  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

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

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

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

1864  On this day in history victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83  

1867  Legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite President Johnson's veto on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

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  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  Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on January - 08.  

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  John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) on this day in history.  

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

1888  On January - 08 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 this day in history 1st Computer patented  

1889  Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle) on January - 08.  

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

1891  The birth of Walther Bothe, German physicist on January - 08.  

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

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

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 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 this day in history.  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

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  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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