Historical Events In August - 01
Wednesday, 23 September 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 On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
0607 On August - 01 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 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 August - 01.
1021 On this day in history synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 On August - 01 english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1137 On August - 01 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 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on August - 01.
1291 On this day in history everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on August - 01.
1404 On this day in history earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland
1457 On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
1485 On this day in history henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on August - 01.
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on this day in history.
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on August - 01.
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 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 On August - 01 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on August - 01.
1628 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
1628 On this day in history francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
1642 On August - 01 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
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 this day in history.