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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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

0527  On this day in history justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium  

0527  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0860  On this day in history 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  Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest on this day in history.  

1086  On this day in history english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier  

1137  On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1177  On this day in history peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III  

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

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

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  On this day in history henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England  

1492  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.  

1589  Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

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

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  On this day in history 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  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

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  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

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

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)