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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

0126  On this day in history publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)  

0527  On this day in history justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium  

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.  

0607  Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607) on this day in history.  

0649  On this day in history pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]  

0860  On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II  

0902  Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on this day in history.  

1021  On this day in history synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest  

1086  English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on this day in history.  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

1177  Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on this day in history.  

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 this day in history everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on this day in history.  

1404  Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on this day in history.  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1588  English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

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  Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1642  Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on this day in history.  

1659  Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.  

1664  Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On this day in history birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

1322  On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on this day in history.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.