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Historical Events In August - 01

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

1685  On August - 01 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer  

1686  On August - 01 benedetto Marcello, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare)  

1690  Battle at Staffarda: French army beats Victor Amadeus van Savoye on this day in history.  

1711  Surrounded Czar Peter the Great flees Azov on August - 01.  

1714  On August - 01 monarch Georg Ludwig becomes king George I of England  

1714  On August - 01 richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter  

1714  Anne Stuart, queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49 on this day in history.  

1716  On August - 01 1st sculling race (London Bridge to Chelsea)  

1732  On August - 01 foundation laid for Bank of England  

1743  On this day in history richard Savage, English poet/playwright, dies at about 46  

1744  On this day in history jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine Monnet de Lamarck, French zoologist  

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

1755  On August - 01 giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer  

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

1766  On this day in history ignaz Anton Franz Xavier Ladurner, pianist/composer  

1770  William Clark, Charlottsville VA, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition on August - 01.  

1774  On August - 01 joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time  

1774  On this day in history priestly discovers oxygen  

1776  Formal signing of the Declaration of Independence on this day in history.  

1779  On August - 01 francis Scott Key, composer (Star-Spangled Banner)  

1780  On this day in history sweden declares neutrality  

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 August - 01 caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  

1786  On August - 01 louis C Luzac, judge/Dutch Internal minister  

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

1789  On August - 01 uS Customs begins enforcing Tariff Act  

1790  First US census (population of 3,939,214) on this day in history.  

1790  1st US census (population of 3,939,214; 697,624 are slaves) on this day in history.  

1793  On August - 01 the metric unit of mass, the kilogram, is introduced in France  

1793  France becomes 1st country to use the metric system on this day in history.  

1794  On this day in history whiskey Rebellion begins  

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

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

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

1377  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

1495  On August - 01 birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on August - 01.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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