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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Thursday, 27 November 2014

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 January - 08.  

1853  On this day in history 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  On January - 08 dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC  

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

1860  On this day in history nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa  

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

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 January - 08 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 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  US mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

1878  Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.  

1880  [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1883  Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer on January - 08.  

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

1885  On this day in history 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  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  Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle) on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst  

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  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

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

1589  On January - 08 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

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

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

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

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