Historical Events Happened In August - 01
Friday, 29 May 2015
0126 On this day in history publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.
0527 On August - 01 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 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on August - 01.
0902 On August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 On August - 01 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 On August - 01 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 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on August - 01.
1291 On August - 01 everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on this day in history.
1404 On August - 01 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 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 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on August - 01.
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1619 On August - 01 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 On August - 01 earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1642 On August - 01 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 On this day in history 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.