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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  

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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  On August - 01 birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

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  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.  

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  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  On August - 01 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  On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

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

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

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