Historical Events For August - 01
Saturday, 29 April 2017
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on this day in history.
0527 On this day in history justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
0527 On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
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 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 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on this day in history.
1021 On August - 01 synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1203 On this day in history alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
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 this day in history 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 August - 01.
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 On this day in history christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on August - 01.
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 On August - 01 first black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
1628 On August - 01 emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on August - 01.
1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on August - 01.
1659 Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.
1664 On this day in history battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 On August - 01 paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48