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The eighth day of January.

Events[]

  • 1077: Pope Gregory VII travels to Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire, to settle a dispute among the German princes.
  • 1958: Operation Auca: Five U.S. missionaries are killed by the Huaorani of Ecuador shortly after making contact with them.

Births[]

  • 1583: Simon Episcopius, Dutch theologian (d. 1643)
  • 1635: Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop of Toledo (d. 1709)
  • 1735: John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop of Baltimore (d. 1815)
  • 1805: Orson Hyde, American religious leader, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1878)
  • 1852: James Milton Carroll, American pastor and author (d. 1931)
  • 1905: Franjo Cardinal Seper, Croatian Catholic cardinal (d. 1981)

Deaths[]

  • 482: Saint Severinus of Noricum
  • 1100: Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)
  • 1198: Pope Celestine III (bc. 1106)
  • 1932: Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic (b. 1866)
  • 1942: Joseph Franklin Rutherford, American religious publisher (b. 1869)
  • 1956: Jim Elliot, American Christian missionary (b. 1928)

Feast days[]

Roman Catholicism[]

  • The feast day of Our Lady of Prompt Succor
  • Abo of Tiflis
  • Gudula
  • Lucian of Beauvais
  • Pega
  • Severinus of Noricum
  • Thorfinn of Hamar

Eastern Orthodoxy[]

  • Venerable George the Chozebite (7th century)
  • Domnica of Constantinople (474)
  • Saint Emilian of Cyzicus, bishop and confessor (9th century)
  • Venerable Gregory, wonderworker of the Kiev Caves Monastery (1094)
  • Saint Elias the Hermit of Egypt (4th century)
  • Martyrs Julian, his wife Basilissa, his son Celsus, Marcionilla, Anthony, and Anastasius; at Antinoe in Egypt (313)
  • Hieromartyr Carterius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (304)
  • Martyrs Theophilus the Deacon and Helladius in Libya (3rd century)
  • Saint Cyrus of Constantinople, Patriarch (714)
  • Saint Atticus of Constantinople, Patriarch (425)
  • Saint Agatho of Egypt, monk (4th century)
  • Hieromartyr Isidore at Yuriev, slain by the Roman Catholics (1472)
  • Saint Gregory of Moesia in Bulgaria, bishop (1012)
  • Martyr Abo of Tiflis (790)
  • Saint Paisius of Uglich (1504)
  • Another Saint Gregory, wonderworker of the Kiev Caves (14th century)
  • Repose of Elder Isaiah of Valaam (1914)
Months and days of the year
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 (29)
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
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