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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Saturday, 19 April 2014

0126  On this day in history publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)  

0527  Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

0860  Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium  

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  On this day in history earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1619  1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal  

1628  Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37  

1642  Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on this day in history.  

1659  Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.  

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.  

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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 this day in history.  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

1377  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

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

1520  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

1190  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

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

1464  On this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.