Historical Events For August - 01
Saturday, 03 December 2016
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 On August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 On August - 01 synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on August - 01.
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on this day in history.
1190 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.
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 this day in history.
1457 On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
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 On August - 01 jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on this day in history.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on August - 01.
1588 English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on August - 01.
1589 On August - 01 murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1619 On August - 01 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on August - 01.
1628 On August - 01 francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 On August - 01 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 On this day in history 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