Historical Events In August - 01
Thursday, 21 June 2018
0126 On August - 01 publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
0860 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on this day in history.
0902 On August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest on this day in history.
1086 On this day in history english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1137 On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 On August - 01 peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 On this day in history alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 On August - 01 everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on August - 01.
1404 On August - 01 earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland
1457 On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On this day in history henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 On August - 01 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on this day in history.
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 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on August - 01.
1588 On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 On this day in history murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 On August - 01 francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 On August - 01 antoine Mouque, composer
1664 On this day in history battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 On this day in history paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48