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Historical Events In August - 04

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

0181  Supernova seen in Cassiopia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1181  On this day in history supernova seen in Cassiopia  

1204  On this day in history boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered  

1265  On this day in history simon de Montfort English baron, dies in battle  

1265  Battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort on this day in history.  

1265  On August - 04 simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

1347  On August - 04 english troops conquer Ft Calais  

1351  On August - 04 sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English  

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

1476  On this day in history jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1578  On this day in history battle of Alcazarquivir, Morrocans defeat Portugeese  

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

1578  2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle on August - 04.  

1584  John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71 on August - 04.  

1598  London's head office of Hanze closed on this day in history.  

1598  On August - 04 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  Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil on August - 04.  

1639  On this day in history juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58  

1664  On this day in history louis Lully, composer  

1666  On this day in history hurricane hits Guadeloupe, Martinique & St Christopher; thousands die  

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

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] on August - 04.  

1693  On August - 04 dom Perignon invents champagne  

1695  On August - 04 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262) was born on this day in history.  

1290  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

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

1521  On August - 04 birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

1604  François HĂ©delin, abbĂ© d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on this day in history.  

1664  Louis Lully, composer was born on August - 04.  

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)  

Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1113  On this day in history death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  On this day in history death of boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered  

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

1306  On August - 04 death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on August - 04.  

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

1476  On this day in history death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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