Historical Events For August - 01
Thursday, 14 December 2017
0126 On this day in history publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0527 On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
0607 On August - 01 ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
0649 On this day in history pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]
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 August - 01.
1021 On this day in history synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 On this day in history english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.
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 August - 01 peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on August - 01.
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 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 01.
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on August - 01.
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on this day in history.
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on August - 01.
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on this day in history.
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 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on August - 01.
1628 On August - 01 emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
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 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on this day in history.
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on this day in history.