Historical Events In January - 08
Sunday, 29 March 2020
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.
0624 On January - 08 moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan
0624 On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
0794 Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on this day in history.
0794 On this day in history vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island
0871 On January - 08 battle at Ashdown Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
0871 On this day in history battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army
1081 Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) on January - 08.
1100 Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.
1198 On January - 08 lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III
1198 Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.
1214 On January - 08 earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
1297 Monaco gains its independence on January - 08.
1324 Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.
1336 On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71
1455 Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1499 On January - 08 louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown
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 On January - 08 simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist
1587 On this day in history johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)
1589 On this day in history ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)
1598 On January - 08 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 this day in history francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier
1632 Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist on this day in history.
1642 On January - 08 astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Arcetri, Italy at age 77.
1642 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.
1651 On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
1656 On this day in history oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
1658 On January - 08 nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)