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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Monday, 30 May 2016

1848  On this day in history austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia  

1853  On this day in history 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  Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

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

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on January - 08.  

1859  Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50 on January - 08.  

1860  On January - 08 nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa  

1862  On this day in history frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

1863  American Civil War: Second Battle of Springfield on January - 08.  

1864  Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1867  Legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite President Johnson's veto on January - 08.  

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

1867  On January - 08 emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)  

1868  On this day in history 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  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 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  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  Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer on this day in history.  

1884  Chrome tanning process for leather patented by Augustus Schultz on January - 08.  

1885  John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45) on January - 08.  

1886  On January - 08 noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)  

1888  Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) on this day in history.  

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

1891  On this day in history the birth of Walther Bothe, German physicist  

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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 January - 08.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

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

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

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

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

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  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

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

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