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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
394

Arbogast, French general, commits suicide

Death
701

Sergius I, Syrian/Italian Pope (687-701), dies

Death
780

Leo IV de Chazaar, Byzantine Emperor (775-80), dies

Death
876

Lodewijk de Duitser, king of East French Republic (833-76), dies at 72

Death
1024

Duke Koenraad II chosen German king

Event
1100

Clement III, [Wibert van Ravenna], 1st anti-pope (1084-1100), dies

Death
1141

-9] Battle of Samarkand: Yelutashi defeats Islams

Event
1156

Henry II Jasormigott leaves Bavaria

Event
1157

Richard I, [Richard the Lion Hearted], King of England (1189-99)

Birth
1207

Sancho II, king of Portugal

Birth
1276

John XXI elected Pope

Event
1303

Anagni: French king Philip IV captures Pope Boniface VIII

Event
1380

Bernardinus of Siena, Italian saint

Birth
1380

Battle on Kulikovo: Moscow's great monarch Dimitri beats Mongols

Event
1380

Russians defeat Tatars at Kulikovo, beginning decline of Tatars

Event
1474

Ludovico Ariosto, Italy, poet (Orlando Furioso)

Birth
1514

Battle at Ozra: Polish/Latvia army beats Russians

Event
1522

Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completes 1st circumnavigation of globe, expedition begins under Ferdinand Magellan

Event
1536

Earl of Nassau disbands siege of P‚ronne

Event
1545

English earl Hertford leads retaliatory mission against Scotland

Event
1550

Hans [Johann] Vischer, German count of Johann Cicero, dies

Death
1553

City of Lichfield, England forms

Event
1555

Thomas Villanova, Spanish saint/archbishop of Valencia, dies

Death
1560

Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident

Death
1563

Maximilian chosen king of Hungary

Event