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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
482

Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies

Death
482

Severinus, saint, dies

Death
624

Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle

Death
624

Moslem army occupies Kurashitische Caravan

Event
794

Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island

Event
871

Battle at Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army

Event
1081

Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)

Birth
1198

Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies

Death
1198

Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III

Event
1214

Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France

Event
1324

Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies

Death
1336

Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71

Death
1455

Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73

Death
1499

Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown

Event
1558

French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais

Event
1567

Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37

Death
1583

Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist

Birth
1587

Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)

Birth
1589

Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)

Birth
1598

Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72

Death
1598

Genoa Italy expels Jews

Event
1598

Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy

Event
1628

Fran‡ois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier

Birth
1632

Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist

Birth
1642

Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy

Death