Historical Events In January - 08
Thursday, 22 August 2019
0482 On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0624 Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan on January - 08.
0624 On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
0794 On January - 08 church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings
0794 Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island on January - 08.
0871 On January - 08 battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On January - 08 battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1081 Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) on January - 08.
1100 On this day in history antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)
1198 Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III on this day in history.
1198 Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.
1214 On January - 08 earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
1297 On January - 08 monaco gains its independence.
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 January - 08.
1455 Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.
1499 Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown on this day in history.
1499 On January - 08 louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown
1558 French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais on this day in history.
1567 On January - 08 jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37
1570 Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on January - 08.
1583 Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist on January - 08.
1587 Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) on January - 08.
1589 Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) on January - 08.
1598 On this day in history genoa Italy expels Jews
1598 On this day in history jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
1598 On January - 08 johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72
1628 On January - 08 francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier
1632 On January - 08 samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist
1642 Astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77 on January - 08.
1642 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.
1651 On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
1656 Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on January - 08.
1658 On this day in history nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)