Historical Events In August - 04
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
0181 Supernova seen in Cassiopia on this day in history.
1060 On August - 04 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 Henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1181 On August - 04 supernova seen in Cassiopia
1204 On this day in history boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered
1265 On August - 04 simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle
1265 Battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort on August - 04.
1265 Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on this day in history.
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 Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on this day in history.
1502 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer on this day in history.
1526 On this day in history juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies
1526 On this day in history juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies
1558 On this day in history 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
1566 Girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies on this day in history.
1578 Battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese on August - 04.
1578 On August - 04 battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed
1578 On this day in history 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle
1584 On this day in history john van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71
1598 London's head office of Hanze closed on August - 04.
1598 On this day in history william Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77
1633 On this day in history george Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60
1636 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1666 On August - 04 hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die
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 On this day in history dom Perignon invents champagne
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 August - 04 vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer