Historical Events Happened In August - 01
Saturday, 31 January 2015
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 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 August - 01.
0860 On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on August - 01.
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 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on August - 01.
1190 On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on this day in history.
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 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on August - 01.
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 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on this day in history.
1495 On this day in history jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 On this day in history sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
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 On August - 01 first black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1619 On this day in history 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
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 August - 01.
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.