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Historical Events Happened In January - 08

Friday, 03 July 2015

1848  Austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia on January - 08.  

1853  On this day in history 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  On this day in history dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs CA  

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  Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on January - 08.  

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

1859  On January - 08 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50  

1860  Nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa on January - 08.  

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  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  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  Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity on January - 08.  

1870  US mint at Carson City NV begins issuing coins on January - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1873  Lucien Capet, composer on January - 08.  

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  On January - 08 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

1880  [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 on January - 08.  

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  Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) on January - 08.  

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

1889  1st Computer patented on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

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

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

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73