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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.  

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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 August - 01 birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on August - 01.  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on August - 01.  

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 August - 01.  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

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  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  

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

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.  

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