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.