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Historical Events In August - 04

Thursday, 02 July 2020

0181  On August - 04 supernova seen in Cassiopia  

1060  On this day in history france's Henri I dies August 4 at age 52 and is succeeded by his son of 8, who will reign until 1108 as Philip I  

1060  On this day in history henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1181  Supernova seen in Cassiopia on this day in history.  

1204  Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on this day in history.  

1265  On August - 04 simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle  

1265  On this day in history battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1347  On August - 04 english troops conquer Ft Calais  

1351  Sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English on this day in history.  

1430  On this day in history philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on August - 04.  

1502  On August - 04 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

1526  Juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies on this day in history.  

1526  On this day in history juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies  

1558  1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah) on August - 04.  

1566  Girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies on August - 04.  

1578  Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on this day in history.  

1578  Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on this day in history.  

1578  2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1584  John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1598  On August - 04 london's head office of Hanze closed  

1598  On August - 04 william Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77  

1633  On August - 04 george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60  

1636  On August - 04 johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil  

1639  Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58 on August - 04.  

1664  Louis Lully, composer on August - 04.  

1666  Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die on this day in history.  

1666  On August - 04 johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle  

1687  On August - 04 johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]  

1693  Dom Perignon invents champagne on August - 04.  

1695  French garrison of surrenders to Willem III on August - 04.  

1704  On this day in history war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar  

1705  On this day in history vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On this day in history birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  On August - 04 birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

1502  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer was born on August - 04.  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on August - 04.  

1604  François HĂ©delin, abbĂ© d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on August - 04.  

1664  Louis Lully, composer was born on this day in history.  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] was born on this day in history.  

1701  On August - 04 birth of thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1060  On August - 04 henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1113  On August - 04 death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on this day in history.  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1306  On this day in history death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  On August - 04 death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

1430  On August - 04 philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  On August - 04 death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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