Historical Events In January - 08
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
0624 On January - 08 moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan
0624 On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
0794 Church at Lindisfarne, England destroyed by Vikings on January - 08.
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 Battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army on this day in history.
1081 Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) on January - 08.
1100 On January - 08 antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)
1198 On January - 08 lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III
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 Monaco gains its independence on this day in history.
1324 On January - 08 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
1499 On January - 08 louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep the duchy for the crown
1499 Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown on January - 08.
1558 On this day in history french troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais
1567 Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on January - 08.
1570 On this day in history philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)
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 this day in history.
1598 Genoa Italy expels Jews on January - 08.
1598 On January - 08 jews are expelled from Genoa Italy
1598 On this day in history johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72
1628 Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier on January - 08.
1632 On January - 08 samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist
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 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on January - 08.
1656 On January - 08 oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
1658 Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) on January - 08.