Historical Events In August - 10
Sunday, 15 July 2018
0070 "2nd Temple" of Jews is set aflame (approx) on this day in history.
0258 On August - 10 saint Lawrence, martyr
0610 On this day in history in Islam, the traditional date of the Laylat al-Qadr, when Muhammad began to receive the Qur'an.
0654 St Eugene I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 10.
0654 On August - 10 pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I
0794 Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on August - 10.
0843 On this day in history treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
0955 On this day in history the Battle of the Lechfeld August 10 ends 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West Otto the Great of Saxony defeats the Magyars with an army recruited from all the duchies
0955 On August - 10 battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians
0955 Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on August - 10.
0991 On this day in history battle of Maldon: English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. The English are defeated and the story is immortalised in a well-known poem.
1002 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.
1250 Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.
1296 On this day in history john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg
1304 -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet on August - 10.
1316 On this day in history second Battle of Athenry
1461 On this day in history alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain
1497 John Cabot tells King Henry VII of his trip to "Asia" on this day in history.
1500 On this day in history portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar
1511 On August - 10 portugese troops occupy parts of Malakka
1512 Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France on August - 10.
1519 Magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate the Earth on this day in history.
1519 On August - 10 magellan's 5 ship set sail to circumnavigate Earth
1556 On this day in history philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1557 Battle at St Quentin: Lamoraal of Egmont & Philibert beat France on this day in history.
1560 On this day in history hieronymus Praetorius, composer
1566 On August - 10 iconoclasm begins
1567 On this day in history girolamo Giacobbi, composer
1585 English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Neth on this day in history.
1589 On August - 10 pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
1589 Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.
1622 County Maine appended on John Mason/Fernandino Gorges on August - 10.
1627 Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle on August - 10.
1628 Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed on this day in history.