Historical Events In August - 01
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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 this day in history.
0607 On August - 01 ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
0649 On August - 01 pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]
0860 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on this day in history.
0902 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.
1177 On this day in history peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.
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 On August - 01 earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland
1457 On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On this day in history henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on this day in history.
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on this day in history.
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 On this day in history 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 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on this day in history.
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1619 On August - 01 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
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 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on this day in history.
1659 On August - 01 antoine Mouque, composer
1664 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on August - 01.
1667 On August - 01 paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48