Historical Events For August - 01
Saturday, 21 October 2017
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 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 this day in history.
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 August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest on this day in history.
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 August - 01 alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 On August - 01 everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 On this day in history 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 this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on August - 01.
1520 On this day in history sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
1588 English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
1589 On August - 01 murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
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 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 On August - 01 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 On August - 01 battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on August - 01.