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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  

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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 August - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on August - 04.  

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

1664  On this day in history birth of louis Lully, composer  

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

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  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.  

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

1306  Death of Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289) on this day in history.  

1338  On this day in history death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

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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