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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On August - 04 birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  On this day in history birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

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

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

1604  François HĂ©delin, abbĂ© d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on August - 04.  

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

1687  On this day in history birth of johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]  

1701  On August - 04 birth of thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1113  Death of Gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030) on this day in history.  

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

1265  On this day in history simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

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 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 death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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