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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

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

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

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

1859  Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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

1867  On January - 08 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 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  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  Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle with the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain (Montana Territory) on January - 08.  

1878  Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on January - 08.  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

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

1889  1st Computer patented on this day in history.  

1889  On January - 08 paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)  

1890  On this day in history 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  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on January - 08.  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On January - 08 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  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

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

1107  On January - 08 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  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.