Historical Events For August - 01
Monday, 21 August 2017
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on this day in history.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0527 On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
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 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on August - 01.
0860 On August - 01 peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on August - 01.
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 August - 01.
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
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 August - 01 everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 On August - 01 peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
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 August - 01.
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on August - 01.
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 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on August - 01.
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on August - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1628 On this day in history francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on August - 01.
1659 On August - 01 antoine Mouque, composer
1664 On August - 01 battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on this day in history.