Historical Events For August - 01
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
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 On this day in history 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 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on this day in history.
0860 On August - 01 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 On August - 01 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 this day in history peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on August - 01.
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 this day in history.
1457 On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on August - 01.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 On August - 01 sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
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 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 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 August - 01.
1667 On August - 01 paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48