1313 Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.
1322 On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
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 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.
1545 On August - 01 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 August - 01 birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.
1137 On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1190 On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1227 Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on August - 01.
1402 Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on August - 01.
1457 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.
1464 On August - 01 death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)
1541 Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on August - 01.