Historical Events In August - 04
Thursday, 25 February 2021
0181 On August - 04 supernova seen in Cassiopia
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 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 On August - 04 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 Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on this day in history.
1347 English troops conquer Ft Calais on this day in history.
1351 Sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English on this day in history.
1430 Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.
1476 On this day in history jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded
1502 On August - 04 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer
1526 On August - 04 juan Sebasti…n Cano Spanish explorer, dies
1526 Juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies on August - 04.
1558 On August - 04 1st printing of Zohar (Jewish Kabbalah)
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 August - 04.
1578 On August - 04 2 Moroccan royalist, dies in battle
1584 John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71 on August - 04.
1598 On this day in history london's head office of Hanze closed
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 this day in history.
1636 Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil on August - 04.
1639 Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58 on August - 04.
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 this day in history.
1693 Dom Perignon invents champagne on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history french garrison of surrenders to Willem III
1704 War of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
1705 Vaclav Matyas Gurecky, composer on August - 04.