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Historical Events In January - 08

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

1998  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 on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  Roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas on January - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  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  Russian oil supplies to Poland, Germany, and Ukraine are cut as the Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates; restored 3 days later on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2009  On January - 08 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  The Togo national football team is involved in an attack in Angola, and as a result withdraws from the Africa Cup of Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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2013  On this day in history 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  On this day in history uS record year for cost of natural disasters announced - $306 billion in 2017  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history self-declared republic of Somaliland passes its first ever law against rape  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1601  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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