Historical Events Happened In August - 01
Friday, 31 July 2015
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.
0607 On this day in history 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 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 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on August - 01.
1137 On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on this day in history.
1190 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on this day in history.
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on this day in history.
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on this day in history.
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on August - 01.
1457 On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 On August - 01 murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 On August - 01 first black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on August - 01.
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on August - 01.
1628 On August - 01 francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
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.