Historical Events In August - 01
Thursday, 22 April 2021
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1021 On this day in history synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on August - 01.
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
1177 On August - 01 peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
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 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on August - 01.
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 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on this day in history.
1492 On August - 01 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on August - 01.
1498 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on August - 01.
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on August - 01.
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 this day in history murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on August - 01.
1626 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on August - 01.
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on August - 01.
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 this day in history.
1667 On August - 01 paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48