Historical Events For August - 01
Thursday, 19 January 2017
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.
0607 Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607) on August - 01.
0649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on August - 01.
0860 On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 On this day in history aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
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 On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on August - 01.
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 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on August - 01.
1322 On August - 01 peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1404 On this day in history earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland
1457 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.
1485 On August - 01 henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 01.
1495 On this day in history jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on this day in history.
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1626 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
1628 On August - 01 francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 On August - 01 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 Antoine Mouque, composer on August - 01.
1664 On August - 01 battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on August - 01.