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 this day in history.
1377 On August - 01 birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)
1495 On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect
1520 On August - 01 birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
1545 On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)
1555 Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.
1579 On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.
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 Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.
1402 On August - 01 death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)
1457 On August - 01 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)