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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.  

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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 this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

1520  On August - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

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

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