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Historical Events In August - 01

Monday, 03 October 2022

1798  Battle of Abukir on the Nile-Nelson defeats French fleet on this day in history.  

1805  On August - 01 friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer, dies at 51  

1808  British forces invade Portugal under Sir Arthur Wellesley, they defeat Gen Dupont August 21, but Wellesley's superiors prevent him from following up his victory on August - 01.  

1812  A rare tornado hits Westchester County, NY on this day in history.  

1812  Rare tornado hits Westchester County NY on August - 01.  

1813  On this day in history carl Stenborg, composer, dies at 60  

1814  On August - 01 belgium King Willem I accept blame in Southern defeat  

1814  On this day in history maxcy Gregg, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862  

1815  Richard Henry Dana, novelist/lawyer spent 2 years before mast on this day in history.  

1818  Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer on Nantucket Island on August - 01.  

1819  On this day in history the first parachute jump in US  

1819  Herman Melville, US, author (Moby Dick, Billy Budd) on August - 01.  

1820  London's Regent's Canal opens on this day in history.  

1821  On this day in history elizabeth Inchbald (Simpson), actress/author (Lady Abbess), dies at 68  

1824  On August - 01 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer  

1828  On August - 01 bolton and Leigh Railway opens to freight traffic.  

1831  London Bridge opens on this day in history.  

1831  On August - 01 london Bridge opens to traffic  

1832  On this day in history 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sac & Fox indians, end Black Hawk War  

1832  Black Hawk defeated (IA) on this day in history.  

1832  On August - 01 whites decimate Indians in Battle of Bad Axe River, Wisc  

1832  The Black Hawk War ends on August - 01.  

1834  Slavery abolished in British empire on this day in history.  

1834  On this day in history slavery abolished through out the British Empire  

1834  Robert Morrison, missionary in China/translated bible, dies on this day in history.  

1836  On August - 01 hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin returns to Bahia Brazil  

1837  Walter Geikie, painter, dies on August - 01.  

1838  On this day in history emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas  

1840  On August - 01 labourer slaves in most of the British Empire are emancipated.  

1840  Aldine Sillman Kieffer, composer on this day in history.  

1842  Rotherhithe Thames Tunnel opens on August - 01.  

1843  Robert Todd Lincoln, Capt (Union volunteers), died in 1926 on August - 01.  

1846  Peter Ritter, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1847  Guido Papini, violinist/composer on August - 01.  

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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  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 August - 01 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 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  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 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  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

1227  On this day in history 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  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

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.  

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