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Historical Events Happened In August - 04

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

0181  Supernova seen in Cassiopia on this day in history.  

1060  On August - 04 france's Henri I dies August 4 at age 52 and is succeeded by his son of 8, who will reign until 1108 as Philip I  

1265  On August - 04 simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle  

1265  On August - 04 battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort  

1347  On August - 04 english troops conquer Ft Calais  

1351  Today in history sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English  

1526  Today in history juan Sebastin Cano Spanish explorer, dies  

1558  Today in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)  

1578  Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on August - 04.  

1578  Today in history battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed  

1598  On August - 04 london's head office of Hanze closed  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On August - 04 birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  Today in history birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

1502  On August - 04 birth of pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born today in history.  

1604  On August - 04 birth of françois Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676)  

1664  Today in history birth of louis Lully, composer  

1687  Today in history birth of johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]  

1701  Thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757) was born today in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1060  On August - 04 henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1113  Today in history death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle today in history.  

1306  Death of Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289) today in history.  

1338  Today in history death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on August - 04.  

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