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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On August - 01 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 August - 01.  

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

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 August - 01 birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

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

1190  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  On this day in history death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

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

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on this day in history.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.  

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