Historical Events In August - 04
Friday, 14 May 2021
0181 On August - 04 supernova seen in Cassiopia
1060 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 on August - 04.
1060 Henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1181 On this day in history supernova seen in Cassiopia
1204 On August - 04 boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered
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 On August - 04 simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle
1347 On this day in history english troops conquer Ft Calais
1351 On this day in history sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English
1430 Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.
1476 On August - 04 jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded
1502 On this day in history pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer
1526 Juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies on this day in history.
1526 On August - 04 juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies
1558 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
1566 On this day in history girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies
1578 On August - 04 battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed on August - 04.
1578 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle on August - 04.
1584 John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1598 London's head office of Hanze closed on this day in history.
1598 William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77 on August - 04.
1633 George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60 on August - 04.
1636 Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil on this day in history.
1639 On this day in history juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58
1664 Louis Lully, composer on August - 04.
1666 On this day in history hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
1666 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle on August - 04.
1687 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] on August - 04.
1693 On this day in history dom Perignon invents champagne
1695 On this day in history french garrison of surrenders to Willem III
1704 On this day in history war of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar
1705 Vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer on August - 04.