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Historical Events In January - 08

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

1998  On this day in history national Defence deploys 4,000 soldiers to help Hydro-Quebec with the worst ice storm damage; 1.3 million households will lose power in Eastern Ontario and Quebec.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On this day in history roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On January - 08 unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski asks to act as his own lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On this day in history world Trade Center bomber Ramzi Ahmed Yousef sentenced to life  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  RailAmerica Inc. takes over the operation of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway from CP. The new company, known as E&N Railway Company (1998) Ltd, purchased the line between Port Alberni and Nanaimo and leased the section from Victoria to Nanaimo on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On this day in history a powerful, magnitude 6.9 earthquake centered off the coast of the Greek island of Kythera shakes much of Greece and is felt throughout the eastern Mediterranean basin.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On this day in history russian oil supplies to Poland, Germany, and Ukraine are cut as the Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates; restored 3 days later.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2009  On this day in history a 6.2 magnitude earquake hit Coa Rica´s region of Volcan Poás, wi an epicenter near Cinchona. It was caused by Varablanca-Angel fault.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2010  On January - 08 the Togo national football team is involved in an attack in Angola, and as a result withdraws from the Africa Cup of Nations.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store kills 6 and wounds 13, including Giffords on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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2013  On January - 08 130 wildfires across Australia’s east coast force thousands to evacuate their homes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  40th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Sandra Bullock win (Movie Star) and Josh Charles & Stana Katić win (Dramatic TV) on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On January - 08 74th Golden Globes: "Moonlight", Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  US record year for cost of natural disasters announced - $306 billion in 2017 on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On January - 08 self-declared republic of Somaliland passes its first ever law against rape  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On January - 08 college Football National Championship, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta: #4 Alabama beats #3 Georgia, 26-23  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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