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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  

1322  On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on August - 01.  

1555  On August - 01 birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

1579  On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.  

1137  On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on August - 01.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on August - 01.  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on August - 01.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on August - 01.