Historical Events Happened In August - 01
Friday, 21 November 2014
0126 On this day in history publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
0527 On August - 01 justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
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 August - 01 peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on August - 01.
1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest on August - 01.
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 On August - 01 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On this day in history henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on this day in history.
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 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 On August - 01 earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 On August - 01 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 August - 01 antoine Mouque, composer
1664 On this day in history battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 On this day in history paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48