Historical Events For August - 01
Thursday, 29 June 2017
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 On August - 01 justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
0527 On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
0607 On this day in history ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
0649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on this day in history.
0860 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on this day in history.
0902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on this day in history.
1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest on this day in history.
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on this day in history.
1137 On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 On this day in history peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1203 On August - 01 alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on August - 01.
1322 On this day in history peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on August - 01.
1457 On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1495 On August - 01 jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 On this day in history sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
1588 On August - 01 english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on this day in history.
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1619 On this day in history 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 On August - 01 earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on August - 01.
1642 On August - 01 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 On this day in history antoine Mouque, composer
1664 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on this day in history.
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on August - 01.