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Historical Events In August - 01

Friday, 12 August 2022

0126  Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on this day in history.  

0527  Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.  

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.  

0607  On August - 01 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 this day in history.  

0860  On August - 01 peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II  

0902  Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on this day in history.  

1021  On August - 01 synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest  

1086  On August - 01 english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier  

1137  On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

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 August - 01.  

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  On this day in history earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1498  On this day in history christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America  

1498  Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on this day in history.  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada  

1589  On this day in history 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 August - 01.  

1626  On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal  

1628  On August - 01 emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism  

1628  Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on August - 01.  

1642  Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on August - 01.  

1659  Antoine Mouque, composer on August - 01.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On this day in history birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on August - 01.  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on August - 01.  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on August - 01.  

1555  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

1579  On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  On August - 01 death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  On August - 01 death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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