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Historical Events In August - 01

Sunday, 07 March 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  On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

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 August - 01.  

0860  Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II on August - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.  

1177  Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on this day in history.  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

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  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on this day in history.  

1404  Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on this day in history.  

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 August - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 01.  

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 August - 01 earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal  

1628  On August - 01 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  Antoine Mouque, composer on August - 01.  

1664  On this day in history battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu  

1667  Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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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  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  On August - 01 birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

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)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

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

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

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

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