Historical Events In August - 01
Monday, 21 June 2021
0126 On August - 01 publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD)
0527 On August - 01 justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
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 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 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 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on this day in history.
1137 On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 On August - 01 peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on August - 01.
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on August - 01.
1322 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1485 On August - 01 henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 On this day in history jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on this day in history.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on August - 01.
1588 English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
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 August - 01 earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 On this day in history 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 this day in history antoine Mouque, composer
1664 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on this day in history.
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on August - 01.