Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on this day in history.
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.
0607 On this day in history ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
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 this day in history.
0902 On August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 On August - 01 synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 On this day in history english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1137 On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on this day in history.
1190 On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 On August - 01 alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on this day in history.
1322 On August - 01 peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
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 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on this day in history.
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 01.
1495 On August - 01 jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on this day in history.
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on August - 01.
1588 On this day in history english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 On August - 01 murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
1619 On this day in history first black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on this day in history.
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on August - 01.
1628 On this day in history francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 On this day in history antoine Mouque, composer
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.