8 January 1025
Sultan Mehmood completely destroyed the Temple of Somnath.
8 January 1598
Jews are expelled from Genoa, Italy
8 January 1790
1st US President George Washington delivers 1st state of the union address
8 January 1835
The United States national debt became 0 for the first and only time.
8 January 1867
African American men granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C. despite President Andrew...
Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent occupies Baghdad
Britain's Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in the world, first published
Bajirao became the second Peshwa.
Britain abolished Sati Pratha in...