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Historical Events In August - 01

Friday, 15 January 2021

1685  On August - 01 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer  

1686  On this day in history benedetto Marcello, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare)  

1690  On this day in history battle at Staffarda: French army beats Victor Amadeus van Savoye  

1711  Surrounded Czar Peter the Great flees Azov on this day in history.  

1714  Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes king George I of England on this day in history.  

1714  On August - 01 richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter  

1714  Anne Stuart, queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49 on August - 01.  

1716  On this day in history 1st sculling race (London Bridge to Chelsea)  

1732  On this day in history foundation laid for Bank of England  

1743  On August - 01 richard Savage, English poet/playwright, dies at about 46  

1744  Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, French zoologist on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history charles, 3rd earl Stanhope, England, radical politician/scientist  

1755  Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France  

1766  Ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer on August - 01.  

1770  On this day in history william Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition  

1774  Joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time on this day in history.  

1774  Priestly discovers oxygen on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history formal signing of the Declaration of Independence  

1779  On this day in history francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner)  

1780  Sweden declares neutrality on this day in history.  

1781  On August - 01 english army under general Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia  

1785  On this day in history caroline Herschel becomes first woman discoverer of a comet  

1785  On this day in history caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  

1786  On this day in history louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister  

1787  On August - 01 alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/saint, dies at 90  

1789  On this day in history uS Customs begins enforcing Tariff Act  

1790  On this day in history first US census (population of 3,939,214)  

1790  1st US census (population of 3,939,214; 697,624 are slaves) on August - 01.  

1793  The metric unit of mass, the kilogram, is introduced in France on August - 01.  

1793  On August - 01 france becomes 1st country to use the metric system  

1794  On August - 01 whiskey Rebellion begins  

1798  On this day in history british under Adm Horatio Nelson beat French at Battle of Nile  

1798  The English navy, under Nelson, defeats the French at the Battle of the Nile on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on August - 01.  

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 this day in history 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)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on August - 01.  

1402  On August - 01 death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on August - 01.  

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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